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Ukraine says captured Russians' confessions point to Kremlin
Ukraine says captured Russians' confessions point to Kremlin

Ukrainian officials said Tuesday that 10 Russian paratroopers were captured in battle-torn eastern Ukraine and posted videotaped confessions of some soldiers in the strongest evidence to date of a Kremlin hand in the separatist battle. The capture of the Russian soldiers coincided with the first meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, since the candy magnate was inaugurated in June. At the gathering of regional leaders in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, there had been little expectation of a breakthrough in the 5-month-old battle between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russia separatists, and none occurred. Putin and Poroshenko...

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