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Monday, June 18, 2018

Ukraine Brings Back Draft As Spreading Rebellion Threatens Split

Kiev (AFP) – An increasingly desperate Ukraine on Thursday brought back military conscription with immediate effect as a spreading pro-Russian rebellion in the east threatened the ex-Soviet republic with disintegration. The move, decreed by interim president Oleksandr Turchynov, came after insurgents tightened their grip over more than a dozen eastern cities and towns by seizing […]

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