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Hunting Separatists in Eastern Ukraine: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 56)
Vice News via Youtu.Be ^ | July 17, 2014

Posted on 07/16/2014 9:51:57 PM PDT by wetphoenix

Although Pro-Russia separatists have been largely driven out of Donetsk and Luhansk, they still control significant parts of eastern Ukraine. In this dispatch, VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky goes hunting for separatists with Oleh Lyashko, a Ukrainian politician who placed third in the most recent presidential election. Ostrovsky embeds with Lyashko's personal security forces as they successfully track down Viktor Rybalko, a pro-Russia separatist who organized the referendum in Luhansk calling for independence and allegiance with Russia. What Lyashko does is technically illegal, but he believes that the police are not doing their job and has taken it upon himself to bring order back to eastern Ukraine.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; Russia
KEYWORDS: europe; mccain; neocons; nuland; obama; ukraine; war
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1 posted on 07/16/2014 9:51:57 PM PDT by wetphoenix
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