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Pro-Russian armed separatists check a journalist at gunpoint in Donetsk May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

Pro-Russian armed separatists check a journalist at gunpoint in Donetsk May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

Pro-Russian armed separatists check a journalist at gunpoint in Donetsk May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin
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A pro-Russian armed separatist stands guard on a street in Donetsk May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

A pro-Russian armed separatist stands guard on a street in Donetsk May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

A pro-Russian armed separatist stands guard on a street in Donetsk May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin
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Pro-Russian armed separatists guard a street near an administrative building in Donetsk May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

Pro-Russian armed separatists guard a street near an administrative building in Donetsk May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

Pro-Russian armed separatists guard a street near an administrative building in Donetsk May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin
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A woman lays flowers at a memorial to the role of the city of Odessa in World War Two near the walls of Moscow's Kremlin May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Artur Bainozarov

A woman lays flowers at a memorial to the role of the city of Odessa in World War Two near the walls of Moscow's Kremlin May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Artur Bainozarov

A woman lays flowers at a memorial to the role of the city of Odessa in World War Two near the walls of Moscow's Kremlin May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Artur Bainozarov
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Pro-Russian armed separatists guard a street near an administrative building in Donetsk May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

Pro-Russian armed separatists guard a street near an administrative building in Donetsk May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

Pro-Russian armed separatists guard a street near an administrative building in Donetsk May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin
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Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk (L) shakes hands with Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague during their meeting in Kiev May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kravchenko/Pool

Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk (L) shakes hands with Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague during their meeting in Kiev May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kravchenko/Pool

Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk (L) shakes hands with Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague during their meeting in Kiev May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kravchenko/Pool
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Pro-Russian armed separatists guard a street near an administrative building in Donetsk May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

Pro-Russian armed separatists guard a street near an administrative building in Donetsk May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

Pro-Russian armed separatists guard a street near an administrative building in Donetsk May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin
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NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Commander of the U.S. European Command General Philip Breedlove (R) and Canada's Chief of Defence Staff General Tom Lawson are framed through a chair during a news conference at the National Defence headquarters in Ottawa May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Commander of the U.S. European Command General Philip Breedlove (R) and Canada's Chief of Defence Staff General Tom Lawson are framed through a chair during a news conference at the National Defence...more

NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Commander of the U.S. European Command General Philip Breedlove (R) and Canada's Chief of Defence Staff General Tom Lawson are framed through a chair during a news conference at the National Defence headquarters in Ottawa May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
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Mourners grieve at the coffin of Andriy Biryukov, a pro-Ukrainian activist killed in clashes on Friday, at his funeral in Odessa May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Mourners grieve at the coffin of Andriy Biryukov, a pro-Ukrainian activist killed in clashes on Friday, at his funeral in Odessa May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Mourners grieve at the coffin of Andriy Biryukov, a pro-Ukrainian activist killed in clashes on Friday, at his funeral in Odessa May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A tram passes a portrait of Andriy Biryukov, a pro-Ukrainian activist killed in clashes on Friday, at his funeral in Odessa May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A tram passes a portrait of Andriy Biryukov, a pro-Ukrainian activist killed in clashes on Friday, at his funeral in Odessa May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A tram passes a portrait of Andriy Biryukov, a pro-Ukrainian activist killed in clashes on Friday, at his funeral in Odessa May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Pro-Russian armed men guard a checkpoint on a railroad track near the town of Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Pro-Russian armed men guard a checkpoint on a railroad track near the town of Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Pro-Russian armed men guard a checkpoint on a railroad track near the town of Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Russians and Ukrainians living in Greece hold Ukrainian and Russian national flags during a protest outside the European Union office in Athens May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Russians and Ukrainians living in Greece hold Ukrainian and Russian national flags during a protest outside the European Union office in Athens May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Russians and Ukrainians living in Greece hold Ukrainian and Russian national flags during a protest outside the European Union office in Athens May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Pro-Russian armed men take positions near the town of Slaviansk, eastern Ukraine, May 5, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Pro-Russian armed men take positions near the town of Slaviansk, eastern Ukraine, May 5, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Pro-Russian armed men take positions near the town of Slaviansk, eastern Ukraine, May 5, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Pro-Russian armed men guard a checkpoint on a railroad track near the town of Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Pro-Russian armed men guard a checkpoint on a railroad track near the town of Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Pro-Russian armed men guard a checkpoint on a railroad track near the town of Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A pro-Russian armed man guards a checkpoint on a railroad track near the town of Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A pro-Russian armed man guards a checkpoint on a railroad track near the town of Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A pro-Russian armed man guards a checkpoint on a railroad track near the town of Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Police stand guard inside a regional government building at the Black Sea port of Odessa May 5, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Police stand guard inside a regional government building at the Black Sea port of Odessa May 5, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Police stand guard inside a regional government building at the Black Sea port of Odessa May 5, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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