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Russia Deports 2 Ukrainian 'Radicals'

Russian authorities have deported two of the 25 Ukrainians who were detained on Thursday in Russia on suspicion of planning to carry out terrorist attacks in the country.

The 25 men, believed to be members of Ukrainian ultra-nationalist movements, were planning attacks between March 14 and 16, the Federal Security Service, or FSB, said in a statement.

An unidentified spokesman from the Belgorod region's police service said Friday that two of the men have been deported, but the FSB has yet to give confirmation, RIA Novosti reported.

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