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Russia says Ukraine tried to kill officers in cross-border mortar bombing
REUTERS ^ | 7/25/2014 | Thomas Grove

Posted on 07/25/2014 6:50:34 PM PDT by McGruff

Russian authorities accused Ukraine of trying to kill law enforcement officials who were checking reports of cross-border shooting on Friday by firing a volley of mortar rounds over the frontier into Russia.

A Russian security official said up to 40 mortar bombs fired by Ukrainian forces had fallen in the Russian province of Rostov near the border where Ukrainian government forces are fighting pro-Russian separatists.

"Those who shot from Ukraine carried out the shooting purposefully with an intent to kill Russian law enforcement officials," said Russia's Investigative Committee, which answers only to President Vladimir Putin.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


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1 posted on 07/25/2014 6:50:34 PM PDT by McGruff
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To: McGruff

Meanwhile, Russkies have been shelling and shooting Grads at Ukraine from Russian territory for at least a couple of weeks.


2 posted on 07/25/2014 6:53:56 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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To: McGruff

That’s called Payback.


3 posted on 07/25/2014 7:00:02 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: McGruff

Is that all you can come up with, McGruff???


4 posted on 07/25/2014 7:22:23 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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I have a hard time believing this story. It’s one of the most common lies told by the side that is planning an attack


5 posted on 07/25/2014 9:27:44 PM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

6 posted on 07/26/2014 12:18:42 AM PDT by AdmSmith (GCTGATATGTCTATGATTACTCAT)
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