April 7, 2014
The Return of 'Novorossiya'
Linda Kinstler, The New Republic
The Associated Press
Over the weekend, pro-Russian protesters rioted in the eastern Ukrainian cities of Donetsk, Luhansk, and Kharkov. They took over government buildings and arms caches, waving Russian flags and chanting things like "Novorossiya" ("New Russia").
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