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A pro-Russian protester gestures as he stands guard at a barricade in front of the seized office of the SBU state security service in Luhansk, in eastern Ukraine April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A pro-Russian protester gestures as he stands guard at a barricade in front of the seized office of the SBU state security service in Luhansk, in eastern Ukraine April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A pro-Russian protester gestures as he stands guard at a barricade in front of the seized office of the SBU state security service in Luhansk, in eastern Ukraine April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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Ukraine's Energy Minister Yuri Prodan talks to the media before the government meeting in Kiev April 9, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukraine's Energy Minister Yuri Prodan talks to the media before the government meeting in Kiev April 9, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukraine's Energy Minister Yuri Prodan talks to the media before the government meeting in Kiev April 9, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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