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  סיון 17, 5774 , 15/06/14

Ukraine Promises Action after Military Plane Was Shot Down

Newly inaugurated Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko promised to exact tough retribution following the shooting down of an army transport plane by pro-Russian separatists on Saturday. 49 military servicemen were killed in the attack.

"All those involved in cynical acts of terrorism of this magnitude must be punished," Poroshenko said, declaring Sunday a day of mourning for the lives lost.

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