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Far-Right Activist Shot Self: Ukraine

Sashko Bily's death an accident: interior ministry

(Newser) - The death of a Ukrainian far-right activist in a shoot-out last week came at his own hands, the country's interior ministry says: Sashko Bily, as he is known, accidentally shot himself twice while police tried to arrest him. The first shot just grazed him, but the second was fatal,... More »

Ukraine Dumps Defense Minister

With military in shambles, it seeks public's help

(Newser) - Ukraine's parliament has ousted acting defense minister Ihor Tenyukh without offering an immediate explanation, CNN reports. Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov prompted the move, which saw the country's parliament replace Tenyukh with Col. Gen. Myhaylo Koval. The switch comes as Ukraine's weakened military turns to the country's... More »

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