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Miners from around the region walk during a demonstration in support of the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" in Donetsk, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

Miners from around the region walk during a demonstration in support of the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" in Donetsk, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

Miners from around the region walk during a demonstration in support of the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" in Donetsk, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev
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Miners from around the region walk during a demonstration in support of the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" in Donetsk, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

Miners from around the region walk during a demonstration in support of the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" in Donetsk, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

Miners from around the region walk during a demonstration in support of the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" in Donetsk, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev
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A father and his son enjoy a sunny day by a huge statue of Lenin in central Donetsk, May 28, 2014.   REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A father and his son enjoy a sunny day by a huge statue of Lenin in central Donetsk, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A father and his son enjoy a sunny day by a huge statue of Lenin in central Donetsk, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Hunting shotguns and a riot police shield is seen behind a newly erected barricade on the airport road in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, May 28, 2014.   REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Hunting shotguns and a riot police shield is seen behind a newly erected barricade on the airport road in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Hunting shotguns and a riot police shield is seen behind a newly erected barricade on the airport road in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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