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Ukraine says military plane 'likely' shot down from Russia

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Ukrainian forces hunted for the crew of a downed military plane Monday after Kiev said the aircraft was "likely" shot down from Russia, ratcheting up tensions along their volatile border. 

Fragments of a Ukrainian AN-26 transport aircraft are seen near the village of Davido-Nikolsk, in Ukraine's Lugansk region, on July 14, 2014

"Crew members from an AN-26 plane... that was shot down have established contact with the general staff," said a statement on the Ukrainian presidency website, without giving further details on the whereabouts of the eight people on board.

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