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Posted: May 8, 2014 at 5:39 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “That is Putin’s personal opinion. He’s a very wise man, but we have decided to do things our own way:To become the Donetsk Republic.” Ludmila Radchenko, a resident of Donetsk, Ukraine, after Russian President Vladimir Putin called for a referendum on autonomy in the region to be postponed

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