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Calm Streets Mask Deep Divisions in Donetsk

25 May 2014 10:05 AM | Anonymous
To the casual observer, this is not a city at war. Masked men are confined to a few buildings in the center of town, where children on in-line skates pass by. City workers tend to flowers in meticulously planted parks. Crowded open-air cafes spill onto sidewalks and into parks. Pfizer is holding a conference at the Ramada, where grilled sea bass is on the menu. But inside living rooms and offices, something has changed. A teacher has been dropped by 20 friends since he posted a picture of himself at a pro-Kiev protest on a Russian social media website. A construction worker no longer speaks to his Muscovite father. A journalist has left the country, afraid for the safety of her 3-month-old son.    The New York Times. Read More 
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