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Stolen KamAZ Trucks Recovered

Dozens of KamAZ trucks that were stolen by gunmen in Ukraine earlier this month have been recovered, the company said Friday in a statement on its website.

A spokesman for KamAZ, Russia's largest truck manufacturer, said they were informed on Thursday that the Ukrainian authorities had tracked down the 43 trucks.

The vehicles were on their way from Chernihiv, 140 kilometers north of Kiev, to Kazakhstan on March 16 when a group of armed men halted the convoy and drove them away.

The men, reported to be members of the nationalist Right Sector party, seized the trucks in retaliation against Russia's annexation of the Black Sea Crimea region.

The trucks are worth more than $2.7 million in total.

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