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An armed pro-Russian separatist stands guard at a border checkpoint near the territory of Russia in Izvaryne, Luhansk region, July 31, 2014.   REUTERS/Maria Tsvetkova

An armed pro-Russian separatist stands guard at a border checkpoint near the territory of Russia in Izvaryne, Luhansk region, July 31, 2014. REUTERS/Maria Tsvetkova

An armed pro-Russian separatist stands guard at a border checkpoint near the territory of Russia in Izvaryne, Luhansk region, July 31, 2014. REUTERS/Maria Tsvetkova
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A truck transporting a Russian military tank is seen on a roadside near the border with Ukraine in the Rostov region, August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Maria Tsvetkova

A truck transporting a Russian military tank is seen on a roadside near the border with Ukraine in the Rostov region, August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Maria Tsvetkova

A truck transporting a Russian military tank is seen on a roadside near the border with Ukraine in the Rostov region, August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Maria Tsvetkova
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A Russian military helicopter takes off at a training site near the border with Ukraine in the Rostov region, August 7, 2014.  REUTERS/Maria Tsvetkova

A Russian military helicopter takes off at a training site near the border with Ukraine in the Rostov region, August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Maria Tsvetkova

A Russian military helicopter takes off at a training site near the border with Ukraine in the Rostov region, August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Maria Tsvetkova
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An armoured personnel carrier and a truck drive along a road during exercises at a military camp near the border with the pro-Russian separatist controlled area of Ukraine in the Rostov region, July 31, 2014.  REUTERS/Maria Tsvetkova

An armoured personnel carrier and a truck drive along a road during exercises at a military camp near the border with the pro-Russian separatist controlled area of Ukraine in the Rostov region, July 31, 2014. REUTERS/Maria Tsvetkova

An armoured personnel carrier and a truck drive along a road during exercises at a military camp near the border with the pro-Russian separatist controlled area of Ukraine in the Rostov region, July 31, 2014. REUTERS/Maria Tsvetkova
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A Russian border guard speaks with a woman while standing guard on Russian territory near a post marking the border between Russia and the pro-Russian separatist-controlled area of Ukraine near the village of Verkhnyaya Orekhovka in the Rostov region, August 7, 2014.   REUTERS/Maria Tsvetkova

A Russian border guard speaks with a woman while standing guard on Russian territory near a post marking the border between Russia and the pro-Russian separatist-controlled area of Ukraine near the village of Verkhnyaya Orekhovka in the Rostov...more

A Russian border guard speaks with a woman while standing guard on Russian territory near a post marking the border between Russia and the pro-Russian separatist-controlled area of Ukraine near the village of Verkhnyaya Orekhovka in the Rostov region, August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Maria Tsvetkova
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