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Pro-Russian gunmen seize Crimean seat of power in Ukraine

By Agence France-Presse
Thursday, February 27, 2014 3:49 EDT
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Ukraine ruling party demands government reshuffle via AFP
 
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Dozens of pro-Russian gunmen in combat fatigues seized parliament and government buildings on Ukraine’s volatile Crimea peninsula Thursday as lawmakers in Kiev prepared to approve a pro-Western cabinet for the divided ex-Soviet state. The dawn raid…



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