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  Nissan 27, 5774 , 27/04/14

Pro-Russian Separatists Hold UN Observers Hostage

Pro-Russian Separatists in Slayvansk, Ukraine have said that 13 UN observers captured Saturday are war hostages. They claim that 3 Ukrainian officers were also captured last night.

The Organization for Security and Organization in Europe (OSCE) simultaneously sent a negotiating team to western Ukraine in order to deliberate the captives’ release. The separatists have demanded the government in Kiev to release pro-Russian activists arrested by the State’s authorities. 

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