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01 June 2014 Military News

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  • Ukraine Revolutionaries Vow to Stay in Kyiv's Maidan VOA 01 Jun 2014 -- Ukrainian activists who fought for change in their capital's Independence Square are refusing to leave the public space that became the focal point of anti-government protests which in February toppled a pro-Moscow government and paved the way for a new one to take charge.
  • Six killed as self-defense forces come under attack at Donetsk airport VoR 01 Jun 2014 -- Six self-defense fighters were killed as they attempted to take away the bodies of volunteer guards shot down by the Ukrainian military near Donetsk international airport over the week, the press office of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic said on Sunday, according to Itar-Tass.
  • All OSCE monitors in Donetsk region released - people's mayor of Slavyansk VoR 01 Jun 2014 -- The self-defense force in Donetsk region claims to have freed all detained OSCE monitors. 'At the present moment we don't have OSCE monitors. All those detained last week have been released,' people's mayor of Slavyansk Vyacheslav Ponomaryov told Interfax on Sunday.
  • Ukraine forces resume massive shelling in Slavyansk region VoR 01 Jun 2014 -- Ukraine's National Guard has resumed massive shelling of a settlement near the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk on Saturday. 'Bombing alarm sirens are switched on in the city,' a self-defense representative told Itar-Tass. Meanwhile, automatic rifle fire can be heard in Semyonovka and the Krasny Liman settlement on a highway to the eastern city of Kharkov, the representative added.
  • Thai army deploys troops to prevent anti-coup rallies Iran Press TV 01 Jun 2014 -- Thailand's military junta has sent thousands of police and troops across the capital, Bangkok, in an attempt to prevent expected anti-coup rallies.
  • Thai Security Forces Tighten Control of Bangkok VOA 01 Jun 2014 -- A major Bangkok shopping center was ordered closed by police Sunday after anti-coup protesters tried to prevent an officer from arresting one of their fellow demonstrators.
  • Valery Bganba to serve as Abkhazia's acting president VoR 01 Jun 2014 -- Speaker of the Abkhazian parliament Valery Bganba, who was appointed interim president by the parliament on Saturday, will take over as Abkhazia's acting President after Alexander Ankvab announced his resignation on Saturday. Ankvab announced that he decided to step down to preserve stability in Abkhazia. Ankvab's official representative Kristian Bzhania told Itar-Tass Ankvab had a private meeting with Bganba and gave him the country's official seal.
  • NSA collecting 'millions' of faces from web Iran Press TV 02 Jun 2014 -- The US National Security Agency has been collecting millions of electronic images from the internet for its facial-recognition program, according to the classified documents obtained from American whistleblower Edward Snowden.
  • Hong Kong Remembers Tiananmen Protests VOA 01 Jun 2014 -- Tens of thousands* of Hong Kong residents gathered a few days early to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests on June 4, 1989, crushed with deadly force by Chinese troops.



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