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Ukraine helicopters land reinforcements in town near Slavyansk: witnesses

A pro-Russian activist guards a barricade outside the regional police building seized in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk on April 15, 2014. (AFP PHOTO / GENYA SAVILOV)

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine: At least two Ukrainian military helicopters landed in an airfield near the flashpoint city of Slavyansk on Tuesday with reinforcements for an ongoing push into the separatist-held city, witness told AFP.

The helicopters landed in a military airfield in the town of Kramatorsk, about 15 kilometres (nine miles) south of Slavyansk, where pro-Kremlin militias have occupied government buildings since Saturday.

 

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