The Seattle Times

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Monday, May 5, 2014

Ukraine says 30 pro-Russian insurgents killed

Men carry the coffin of Vyacheslav Markin, a deputy of the Odessa Regional Council, who died in clashes Friday in the southern Ukrainian city of Odessa. At least 31 people died in a fire that broke out during clashes between pro-Ukrainian and pro-Russian protesters at the Trade Union building in Odessa. Apart from the fire death toll, the fighting left at least four people dead and 40 injured, police said.