Ukrainian troops gain ground in east
Pro-Russia rebels release observers
Posted: May 4, 2014 at 5:08 a.m.
Ukraine’s security forces pressed their assault on pro-Russia militants in and around the separatist stronghold of Slovyansk on Saturday, even as the rebels freed seven European military observers and the Kremlin cited the deaths of dozens of people in Odessa as proof that Ukraine can no longer protect its citizens.
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