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Posted: May 29, 2014 4:50 AM

Updated: May 29, 2014 4:50 AM

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine's acting president says 14 soldiers, including a general, have been killed when their helicopter was shot down by rebels in eastern Ukraine.

Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov said rebels used a portable air defense missile Thursday to down the helicopter over the city of Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine.

He told parliament that Gen. Volodymyr Kulchitsky was among those who died.

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