American journalist freed in Ukraine

Vice News reporter Simon Ostrovsky has been released from captivity in Ukraine.

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We are delighted to confirm that our colleague and friend @simonostrovsky has been released and is in good health. https://t.co/3GGspliOD3

Pro-Russian separatists were holding the American journalist in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slaviansk.

In a statement on their website Vice say that Mr Ostrovsky is "safe and in good health".

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