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Clashes in east Ukraine

The body of a pro-Ukrainian militiaman lies by the side of a road following a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

The body of a pro-Ukrainian militiaman lies by the side of a road following a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

The body of a pro-Ukrainian militiaman lies by the side of a road following a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A destroyed car of a pro-Ukrainian militiaman is seen following a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A destroyed car of a pro-Ukrainian militiaman is seen following a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A destroyed car of a pro-Ukrainian militiaman is seen following a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A seriously wounded member of a pro-Ukrainian militia bites his hand in pain after he was shot several times during a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014.   REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A seriously wounded member of a pro-Ukrainian militia bites his hand in pain after he was shot several times during a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A seriously wounded member of a pro-Ukrainian militia bites his hand in pain after he was shot several times during a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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The body of a pro-Ukrainian militiaman lies on the ground after he was killed in a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

The body of a pro-Ukrainian militiaman lies on the ground after he was killed in a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

The body of a pro-Ukrainian militiaman lies on the ground after he was killed in a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A silver cross and blood are seen on the body of a pro-Ukrainian militia who was killed following a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A silver cross and blood are seen on the body of a pro-Ukrainian militia who was killed following a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A silver cross and blood are seen on the body of a pro-Ukrainian militia who was killed following a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Medics carry a seriously wounded member of a pro-Ukrainian militia after he was shot several times during a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Medics carry a seriously wounded member of a pro-Ukrainian militia after he was shot several times during a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Medics carry a seriously wounded member of a pro-Ukrainian militia after he was shot several times during a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A local looks at a damaged vehicle following a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A local looks at a damaged vehicle following a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A local looks at a damaged vehicle following a gun battle in the rural settlement of Karlovka, west of Donetsk May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A pro-Russian armed man stands outside a house following what locals say was recent shelling by Ukrainian forces in the village of Semenivka on the outskirts of Slaviansk, eastern Ukraine May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

A pro-Russian armed man stands outside a house following what locals say was recent shelling by Ukrainian forces in the village of Semenivka on the outskirts of Slaviansk, eastern Ukraine May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

A pro-Russian armed man stands outside a house following what locals say was recent shelling by Ukrainian forces in the village of Semenivka on the outskirts of Slaviansk, eastern Ukraine May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev
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A pro-Russian activist keeps watch from a fire position outside the eastern Ukrainian town of Lysychansk May 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A pro-Russian activist keeps watch from a fire position outside the eastern Ukrainian town of Lysychansk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A pro-Russian activist keeps watch from a fire position outside the eastern Ukrainian town of Lysychansk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Pro-Russian activists stand near an armored fighting vehicle that they said was captured from the Ukrainian army during a fight outside the eastern Ukrainian town of Lysychansk May 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Pro-Russian activists stand near an armored fighting vehicle that they said was captured from the Ukrainian army during a fight outside the eastern Ukrainian town of Lysychansk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Pro-Russian activists stand near an armored fighting vehicle that they said was captured from the Ukrainian army during a fight outside the eastern Ukrainian town of Lysychansk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Local residents board a vehicle as they evacuate from the front line outside the eastern Ukrainian town of Lysychansk May 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Local residents board a vehicle as they evacuate from the front line outside the eastern Ukrainian town of Lysychansk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Local residents board a vehicle as they evacuate from the front line outside the eastern Ukrainian town of Lysychansk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Pro-Russian activists sit in a trench as they guard a fire position outside the eastern Ukrainian town of Lysychansk May 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Pro-Russian activists sit in a trench as they guard a fire position outside the eastern Ukrainian town of Lysychansk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Pro-Russian activists sit in a trench as they guard a fire position outside the eastern Ukrainian town of Lysychansk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Pro-Russian armed men sit near a checkpoint on the outskirts of Donetsk, May 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Maks Levin

Pro-Russian armed men sit near a checkpoint on the outskirts of Donetsk, May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin

Pro-Russian armed men sit near a checkpoint on the outskirts of Donetsk, May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin
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An armed pro-Russian man stands near bodies, whom the armed men say are Ukrainian self-defense fighters killed in a fight, at the back of a truck, near a checkpoint on the outskirts of Donetsk, May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin

An armed pro-Russian man stands near bodies, whom the armed men say are Ukrainian self-defense fighters killed in a fight, at the back of a truck, near a checkpoint on the outskirts of Donetsk, May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin

An armed pro-Russian man stands near bodies, whom the armed men say are Ukrainian self-defense fighters killed in a fight, at the back of a truck, near a checkpoint on the outskirts of Donetsk, May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin
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Local residents clean up debris from a destroyed building at a checkpoint in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slaviansk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

Local residents clean up debris from a destroyed building at a checkpoint in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slaviansk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

Local residents clean up debris from a destroyed building at a checkpoint in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slaviansk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev
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A pro-Russian separatist shows an ammunition round near a destroyed building at a checkpoint in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slaviansk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

A pro-Russian separatist shows an ammunition round near a destroyed building at a checkpoint in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slaviansk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

A pro-Russian separatist shows an ammunition round near a destroyed building at a checkpoint in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slaviansk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev
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Ukrainian soldiers remove debris from an area where pro-Russian rebels killed thirteen Ukrainian servicemen on the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian town of Volnovakha, south of Donetsk May 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Ukrainian soldiers remove debris from an area where pro-Russian rebels killed thirteen Ukrainian servicemen on the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian town of Volnovakha, south of Donetsk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Ukrainian soldiers remove debris from an area where pro-Russian rebels killed thirteen Ukrainian servicemen on the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian town of Volnovakha, south of Donetsk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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An Ukrainian soldier secures an area near the site where pro-Russian rebels killed thirteen Ukrainian servicemen in the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian town of Volnovakha, south of Donetsk May 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An Ukrainian soldier secures an area near the site where pro-Russian rebels killed thirteen Ukrainian servicemen in the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian town of Volnovakha, south of Donetsk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An Ukrainian soldier secures an area near the site where pro-Russian rebels killed thirteen Ukrainian servicemen in the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian town of Volnovakha, south of Donetsk May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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An ambulance carrying dead Ukrainian soldiers travels off the site (seen in background) where pro-Russian rebels killed thirteen Ukrainian servicemen on the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian town of Volnovakha, south of Donetsk, May 22, 2014.    REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An ambulance carrying dead Ukrainian soldiers travels off the site (seen in background) where pro-Russian rebels killed thirteen Ukrainian servicemen on the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian town of Volnovakha, south of Donetsk, May 22, 2014. ...more

An ambulance carrying dead Ukrainian soldiers travels off the site (seen in background) where pro-Russian rebels killed thirteen Ukrainian servicemen on the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian town of Volnovakha, south of Donetsk, May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Interior Ministry soldier is seen through a bullet hole as he walks near a shelled truck on the territory of a base for Interior Ministry troops in Luhansk May 20, 2014.  REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Interior Ministry soldier is seen through a bullet hole as he walks near a shelled truck on the territory of a base for Interior Ministry troops in Luhansk May 20, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Interior Ministry soldier is seen through a bullet hole as he walks near a shelled truck on the territory of a base for Interior Ministry troops in Luhansk May 20, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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