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CBS News team briefly detained in Ukraine

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UKRAINE - CBS News reports pro-Russian militants detained four of its journalists Friday as the journalists approached the city of Slavyansk Friday. The militants held and blindfolded correspondent Clarissa Ward, producer Erin Lyall and two others for several hours.

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"We were blindfolded with cloth and masking tape really quite tightly around our heads so we couldn't see anything at all," Ward said.

Ward said the militants interrogated them and beat one of her colleagues. The four journalists were eventually released.
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