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Ukraine Shows Off Captured Russian Soldiers

Russian paratroopers detained on "special mission," Ukraine says.
Image: A group of Russian servicemen, who are detained by Ukrainian authorities, attend a news conference in Kiev
A group of Russian servicemen who were detained by Ukrainian authorities are paraded at a news conference in Kiev, August 27, 2014.VALENTYN OGIRENKO / Reuters

Nine Russian servicemen detained by Ukrainian authorities were paraded at a news conference in Kiev on Wednesday. Ukraine said on Tuesday its forces had captured a group of Russian paratroopers who had crossed into Ukrainian territory on a "special mission," but Moscow said they had ended up there by mistake.

— Reuters