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Ukraine army's humiliations pile up as eastern push fizzles

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The humiliation Wednesday of the Ukrainian army in its much-vaunted "anti-terrorist" push into separatist eastern territory makes an embarrassing string of failures even worse. 

Ukrainian soldiers sit on Armoured Personnel Carriers as they are blocked by pro-Russia supporters in the eastern city of Kramatorsk on April 16, 2014

Allowing pro-Russian rebels to seize six of its armoured personnel carriers and disarm its servicemen was evidence of a poorly planned and executed operation, analysts said.

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