Sunday, April 29, 2012

Ukraine becomes a terrorism target

The usual suspects of course.  Safe bet. 

  Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird     called for "a fair and free" investigation into a series of explosions that rocked the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk Friday.

“This is a sad situation and our thoughts are with the victims and their families," Baird said in a statement. "Canada condemns these cowardly acts without reservation and supports efforts to bring those responsible to justice swiftly.

“We also strongly encourage the Ukrainian government not to use this unfortunate situation as a pretext to curtail basic freedoms like freedom of expression."

On Saturday, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich promised a swift investigation into the bomb blasts that injured 30 people just weeks ahead of the European soccer championship which Ukraine co-hosts.
Four bombs planted in trash bins in various downtown locations exploded at short intervals in the city of 1.3 million on Friday afternoon, in what prosecutors said was an “act of terrorism

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