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Pro-Russian Cossacks Seize Ukrainian Church In Crimea


Pro-Russian Cossacks Seize Ukrainian Church In Crimea
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On June 1, a group of local residents and armed men in Russian Cossack uniforms seized a Ukrainian Orthodox church in the village of Perevalne in Crimea. Priest Ivan Katkalo told RFE/RL the attackers threatened to kill him if he refused to leave the village. (RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service)