Ukraine Observes Day Of Mourning For Slain Soldiers

June 16, 2014 6:20 AM

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June 15 was a day of mourning in Ukraine for 49 soldiers killed when pro-Russian separatists shot down a military transport plane.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko declared the day of mourning and has vowed a firm response against those who shot down the aircraft early on June 14 as it approached the airport in Luhansk.

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