Ukraine Launches Terror Probe Over Turkish Plane Hijack Bid
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February 8, 2014

Via AFP:

Ukraine on Saturday launched a terror probe into a bid by an apparently drunk man to force an airliner flying to Turkey to land in Sochi where leaders gathered for the opening of the Winter Olympic Games.

"We have launched an investigation into an attempt to commit an act of terror and an attempt to hijack a plane," Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) investigative department chief Maxim Lenko told reporters.

Lenko said the Ukrainian -- reported by one official in Kiev as being "in an advanced state of drunkenness" -- was opposed to the politics of President Viktor Yanukovych and his Russ...

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