Olexander Turchynov
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Ukrainian president announces helicopter shooting

Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have shot down a military helicopter near Sloviansk, killing 14 people, the country's outgoing president says.

Addressing the Ukrainian parliament chamber, Olexander Turchynov said the rebels used a Russian-made anti-aircraft system, and that an army general was among the dead.

  • 29 May 2014
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