Skip to comments.Rebels shoot down Ukraine military helicopter over Slovyansk; govt says 14 dead, 1 general)
Posted on 05/29/2014 4:09:50 AM PDT by Freelance Warrior
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine Rebels in eastern Ukraine shot down a government military helicopter Thursday amid heavy fighting around the eastern city of Slovyansk, killing 14 soldiers including a general, Ukraine's leader said.
Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov told the parliament in Kiev that rebels used a portable air defense missile Thursday to down the helicopter and said Gen. Volodymyr Kulchitsky was among the dead
(Excerpt) Read more at startribune.com ...
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.