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More Ukrainian soldiers killed as fighting rages in east, peace move flops

A pro-Russian separatist from the Vostok (East) battalion poses for a picture atop a T-64 tank in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

A pro-Russian separatist from the Vostok (East) battalion poses for a picture atop a T-64 tank in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

A pro-Russian separatist from the Vostok (East) battalion poses for a picture atop a T-64 tank in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev
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New volunteers of the Ukrainian police special task force "Kiev-1" listen to instructions as they prepare to move in the direction of Slaviansk, in Izum July 16, 2014.   REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

New volunteers of the Ukrainian police special task force "Kiev-1" listen to instructions as they prepare to move in the direction of Slaviansk, in Izum July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

New volunteers of the Ukrainian police special task force "Kiev-1" listen to instructions as they prepare to move in the direction of Slaviansk, in Izum July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Rescuers work at a shattered five-storey building, which was damaged by a recent shelling, in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slaviansk July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Rescuers work at a shattered five-storey building, which was damaged by a recent shelling, in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slaviansk July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Rescuers work at a shattered five-storey building, which was damaged by a recent shelling, in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slaviansk July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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New volunteers of Ukrainian self-defence battalion "Azov" take their oath of allegiance to their country during a ceremony in Kiev July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

New volunteers of Ukrainian self-defence battalion "Azov" take their oath of allegiance to their country during a ceremony in Kiev July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

New volunteers of Ukrainian self-defence battalion "Azov" take their oath of allegiance to their country during a ceremony in Kiev July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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A woman embraces her son, a new volunteer of Ukrainian self-defence battalion "Azov", after he took his oath of allegiance to his country, in Kiev July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A woman embraces her son, a new volunteer of Ukrainian self-defence battalion "Azov", after he took his oath of allegiance to his country, in Kiev July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A woman embraces her son, a new volunteer of Ukrainian self-defence battalion "Azov", after he took his oath of allegiance to his country, in Kiev July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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New volunteers of Ukrainian self-defence battalion "Azov" take their oath of allegiance to their country during a ceremony in Kiev July 16, 2014.  REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

New volunteers of Ukrainian self-defence battalion "Azov" take their oath of allegiance to their country during a ceremony in Kiev July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

New volunteers of Ukrainian self-defence battalion "Azov" take their oath of allegiance to their country during a ceremony in Kiev July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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People attend a rally demanding support for the Ukrainian army in the military operation against separatists in front of the presidential administration headquarters in Kiev July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

People attend a rally demanding support for the Ukrainian army in the military operation against separatists in front of the presidential administration headquarters in Kiev July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

People attend a rally demanding support for the Ukrainian army in the military operation against separatists in front of the presidential administration headquarters in Kiev July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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