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Dozens Die in Odessa Blaze as Ukraine Violence Spreads

Posted on May 2, 2014

  Firefighters evacuate an injured man outside a trade union building where more than 30 people died trying to escape during clashes in Odessa, Ukraine, on Friday. Odessa had been largely tranquil since the February toppling of President Viktor Yanukovych, who fled to Russia. But clashes erupted Friday between pro-Russians and government supporters in the key port on the Black Sea coast, located 330 miles from the turmoil in the east. AP Photo/Sergei Poliakov

Dozens die in Odessa blaze as Ukraine violence spreads (via AFP)

More than 30 people were killed in a “criminal” blaze in Ukraine’s southern city of Odessa, as violence spread across the country during the bloodiest day since Kiev’s Western-backed government took power. Ukraine’s interior ministry said at least 31…


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