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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 22 April 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 22 April 2014 1. Kremlin-backed Unrest in Eastern Ukraine Several state and police buildings remain under the control of Kremlin-backed “separatists” in Donetsk and Luhansk. As of 15:00 Kyiv time, in Artemivsk, Horlivka, Makiivka, Khartsysk and Mariupol, the city councils are occupied; in Slovyansk the city council, State Security (SBU) and police headquarters [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 21 April 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 21 April 2014 1. Kremlin-backed Unrest in Eastern Ukraine The situation in Eastern Ukraine remains extremely tense. On the night of 19-20 April, according to reports three people were killed in a shootout near Slovyansk at a roadblock controlled by “separatists.” According to the State Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) the [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 17 April 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 17 April 2014 1. Kremlin-backed Unrest in Eastern Ukraine Kremlin-backed “separatists” continue to occupy state buildings and police headquarters in several cities in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts. As of 15:00 Kyiv time, the City Council, State Security Service (SBU), and police headquarters in Slovyansk are occupied; in Yenakiyeve, the City Council, Prosecutors’ and [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 16 April 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 16 April 2014 1. Kremlin-backed Unrest in Eastern Ukraine State buildings and police headquarters in several cities in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, seized in the last several days by Kremlin-backed “separatists,” remain under their control. In Slovyansk and Yenakieyeve the City Council, State Security (SBU) building, and the police headquarters are [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 15 April 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 15 April 2014    1. Kremlin-backed Unrest in Eastern Ukraine Government buildings and law enforcement headquarters in several eastern Ukrainian cities continue to be occupied by Kremlin-backed “separatists,” who violently seized the buildings. On Tuesday morning, acting president O. Turchynov announced that the anti-terrorist operation in northern Donetsk oblast began. Turchynov stated that [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 14 April 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 14 April 2014 1. Russian-backed Unrest in Eastern Ukraine Administrative buildings were seized by pro-Russian “separatists” in several cities in Eastern Ukraine over the last 72 hours. In Kharkiv, the Oblast State Administration building and city hall have been seized; in Slovyansk (Donetsk oblast) the city hall has been seized; in [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 11 April 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 11 April 2014 1. Situation in Eastern Ukraine The Security Service of Ukraine administrative building in Luhansk continues to be occupied by “separatist” groups. There are some 1000 people outside the building. In Donetsk, the Oblast State Administration is also occupied by “separatist” groups. There are up to 2000 people either [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 10 April 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 10 April 2014 1. Situation in Eastern Ukraine The Security Service administration building in Luhansk continues to be occupied by “separatist” groups. According to reports there are some 500 people in the building and several hundred surrounding it. In Donetsk, the Oblast State Administration building is also occupied by “separatist” groups. [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 9 April 2014

1. Situation in Eastern Ukraine In Donetsk, negotiations are under way between the ‘separatist’ groups that continue to occupy the Donetsk State Administration building. The governor of Donetsk, S. Taruta, stated that all possible measures will be taken to ensure that the crisis is solved in a peaceful manner without casualties. About 200 people are [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 8 April 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 8 April 2014 1. Situation in Kharkiv The Kharkiv Oblast Administration building was cleared of the “separatist” group that occupied the building on the night of 6 April in an operation by a Ministry of Internal Affairs unit. Some 70 people were detained. 2. Situation in Donetsk “Separatist” elements who seized [&hellip


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