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Ukraine to create safe routes for people fleeing east's strife

Posted: June 11, 2014 at 5:16 a.m.

A pro-Russian fighter from a group that calls itself "Russian Orthodox Army" poses for photo in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Ukraine's new president on Tuesday ordered security officials to create a corridor for safe passage for civilians in eastern regions rocked by a pro-Russian insurgency, as he began to form his government team by tapping a media mogul as chief of staff.

Ukraine's new president on Tuesday ordered security officials to create a safe-passage corridor for civilians in eastern regions rocked by a pro-Russian insurgency, as he began to form his government team by tapping a media mogul as chief of staff.

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