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Ukrainian self-propelled artillery guns are seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian self-propelled artillery guns are seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian self-propelled artillery guns are seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A woman sits in a basement used as a shelter from artillery fire in Donetsk, September 3, 2014. 
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A woman sits in a basement used as a shelter from artillery fire in Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A woman sits in a basement used as a shelter from artillery fire in Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Ukrainian self-propelled artillery guns are seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian self-propelled artillery guns are seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian self-propelled artillery guns are seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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An employee stands in a damaged gymnasium at a school in the village of Spartak outside Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

An employee stands in a damaged gymnasium at a school in the village of Spartak outside Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

An employee stands in a damaged gymnasium at a school in the village of Spartak outside Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Ukrainian servicemen ride on armoured vehicles near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian servicemen ride on armoured vehicles near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian servicemen ride on armoured vehicles near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A Ukrainian self-propelled artillery gun is seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A Ukrainian self-propelled artillery gun is seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A Ukrainian self-propelled artillery gun is seen near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A local resident walks past a crater caused by shelling in the village of Spartak outside Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A local resident walks past a crater caused by shelling in the village of Spartak outside Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A local resident walks past a crater caused by shelling in the village of Spartak outside Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Ukrainian servicemen ride in an armoured vehicle near Kramatorsk September 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian servicemen ride in an armoured vehicle near Kramatorsk September 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian servicemen ride in an armoured vehicle near Kramatorsk September 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Pro-Russian separatists talk to journalists in central Donetsk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Pro-Russian separatists talk to journalists in central Donetsk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Pro-Russian separatists talk to journalists in central Donetsk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Members of Ukrainian police special task force "Kiev-1" inspect weapons hidden by pro-Russian separatists in the basement of an unfinished house in Slaviansk September 2, 2014.  REUTERS/Stanislav Belousov

Members of Ukrainian police special task force "Kiev-1" inspect weapons hidden by pro-Russian separatists in the basement of an unfinished house in Slaviansk September 2, 2014. REUTERS/Stanislav Belousov

Members of Ukrainian police special task force "Kiev-1" inspect weapons hidden by pro-Russian separatists in the basement of an unfinished house in Slaviansk September 2, 2014. REUTERS/Stanislav Belousov
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