May 15, 2014

Inside East Ukraine's Fake Republics

Jamie Dettmer, Daily Beast

The Associated Press

Two months ago a band of chanting pro-Russian separatists marched past commuter traffic into the state treasury building in Donetsk—the east Ukrainian city they now say they rule following Sunday’s flawed secession referendum. Their first order of business: instructing startled officials to stop transferring the region’s tax money to Kiev and to give it to them instead.

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