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Fighters outside the Kramatorsk Police Department. Photo: Nina Slabunova

Ukraine Liveblog Day 64: Kramatorsk Police Chief Kidnapped

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is in Kiev today and is scheduled to meet with the leaders of the interim government. Meanwhile, separatists have captured more buildings, and Russian and the West continue to escalate the rhetoric, each blaming the other for an increasingly tense standoff.

Yesterday’s liveblog can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.

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