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Ukraine: separatists release kidnapped priest

July 29, 2014

A Roman-rite priest who was abducted by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine on July 15 has been released, the Religious Information Service for Ukraine reported.

Father Viktor Vonsovych was freed on July 26 following negotiations, according to Auxiliary Bishop Jan Sobilo of Kharkiv-Zaporizhia.

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