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Police re-capture government building in Donetsk

Police re-captured the administrative headquarters of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk and have around 68 pro-Russian protesters in custody who are being questioned over the occupation.

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Czech minister rules out Russian firms for nuclear plans

A Ukrainian serviceman stands guard on the territory of their military unit located in the village of Lyubimovka. Credit: Reuters

Czech Defence Minister Martin Stropnicky said it was hard to imagine that Russian firms could take part in the planned expansion of a Czech nuclear power plant after developments in Crimea, according to Reuters.

"Russia has disappeared from the group of predictable, democratic countries. What it is doing is unacceptable", Stropnicky said.

A consortium including Russia's Atomstroyexport is bidding for a contract worth over $10 billion to expand the Temelin plant, alongside Toshiba's U.S. unit Westinghouse. It is anyway not clear that the project will go ahead because of low electricity prices in Europe.

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