Pro-Russian rebels free 4 OSCE observers


VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press= MOSCOW (AP) — Pro-Russian insurgents on Saturday released a second team of observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, who had been held captive since the end of May, the organization said. OSCE spokesman Michael Bociurkiw said that the four observers were released and met by an OSCE official in the eastern city of Donetsk. “They’re in good health, they’re in good spirits,” he said. OSCE lost contact with four monitors from its Donetsk team and four monitors from its Luhansk team in late May. The members of the Donetsk team were freed earlier this week. The second release followed a European Union summit Friday, where…

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