Ukraine rebels present OSCE observers to media

April 28, 2014 4:17 AM

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SLAVYANSK, Ukraine - Pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels holding captive an international team of military observers from the OSCE said Sunday they are “prisoners of war” and brought them before the media in a news conference.

The group of eight men, all Europeans, were part of a 12-member OSCE military verification team being held in east Ukraine. The other four are Ukrainian military officers who were not brought before the press. Speaking through one of their number, a German officer, the Europeans asserted their diplo...

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