Ukrainian forces see first east action
They face gunfire, protests at airport
Posted: April 16, 2014 at 5:21 a.m.
In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport after seizing it, beginning what the president called an “anti-terrorist operation” to try to restore authority over the region.
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