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Ukraine on edge

An armed pro-Russian separatist stands in front of damaged buildings following what locals say was shelling by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

An armed pro-Russian separatist stands in front of damaged buildings following what locals say was shelling by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

An armed pro-Russian separatist stands in front of damaged buildings following what locals say was shelling by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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A woman looks out from a damaged window following what locals say was shelling by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A woman looks out from a damaged window following what locals say was shelling by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A woman looks out from a damaged window following what locals say was shelling by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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A man inspects wreckage inside a damaged building following what locals say was shelling by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A man inspects wreckage inside a damaged building following what locals say was shelling by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A man inspects wreckage inside a damaged building following what locals say was shelling by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Angel (R) and Rafa, who say they are from Spain, and volunteered to join pro-Russian separatists, ride a car in Donetsk August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Angel (R) and Rafa, who say they are from Spain, and volunteered to join pro-Russian separatists, ride a car in Donetsk August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Angel (R) and Rafa, who say they are from Spain, and volunteered to join pro-Russian separatists, ride a car in Donetsk August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Rafa (R), a volunteer who says he is from Spain, jokes with his instructor at a pro-Russian separatists' base in Donetsk August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Rafa (R), a volunteer who says he is from Spain, jokes with his instructor at a pro-Russian separatists' base in Donetsk August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Rafa (R), a volunteer who says he is from Spain, jokes with his instructor at a pro-Russian separatists' base in Donetsk August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Ukrainian servicemen guard a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian servicemen guard a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian servicemen guard a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Bullets are placed on a stone at a checkpoint controlled by the Ukrainian army near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Bullets are placed on a stone at a checkpoint controlled by the Ukrainian army near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Bullets are placed on a stone at a checkpoint controlled by the Ukrainian army near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Ukrainian servicemen check a bus as they guard a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian servicemen check a bus as they guard a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian servicemen check a bus as they guard a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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A Ukrainian serviceman uses a pair of binoculars as he guards a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian serviceman uses a pair of binoculars as he guards a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian serviceman uses a pair of binoculars as he guards a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Ukrainian servicemen check documents of local residents as they guard a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian servicemen check documents of local residents as they guard a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian servicemen check documents of local residents as they guard a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Ukrainian servicemen drive a military armored vehicle along a road in Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian servicemen drive a military armored vehicle along a road in Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian servicemen drive a military armored vehicle along a road in Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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A Ukrainian serviceman holds his weapon as he guards a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk Region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian serviceman holds his weapon as he guards a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk Region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian serviceman holds his weapon as he guards a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk Region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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A Ukrainian serviceman reads a newspaper as he rests at a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian serviceman reads a newspaper as he rests at a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian serviceman reads a newspaper as he rests at a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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A Ukrainian serviceman pets a puppy at a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian serviceman pets a puppy at a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian serviceman pets a puppy at a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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A Ukrainian serviceman checks a car at a checkpoint near Debaltseve August 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian serviceman checks a car at a checkpoint near Debaltseve August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian serviceman checks a car at a checkpoint near Debaltseve August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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An Ukrainian army military helicopter MI-8 patrols the area near Debaltseve August 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

An Ukrainian army military helicopter MI-8 patrols the area near Debaltseve August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

An Ukrainian army military helicopter MI-8 patrols the area near Debaltseve August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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A woman pushes her bicycle as she walks past a checkpoint of the Ukrainian army near Debaltseve August 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A woman pushes her bicycle as she walks past a checkpoint of the Ukrainian army near Debaltseve August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A woman pushes her bicycle as she walks past a checkpoint of the Ukrainian army near Debaltseve August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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A Ukrainian serviceman checks his weapon as a fellow soldier rests on a bed near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian serviceman checks his weapon as a fellow soldier rests on a bed near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian serviceman checks his weapon as a fellow soldier rests on a bed near Debaltseve, Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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A man sits in a tram as people gather near a damaged building following what locals say was a recent airstrike by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A man sits in a tram as people gather near a damaged building following what locals say was a recent airstrike by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A man sits in a tram as people gather near a damaged building following what locals say was a recent airstrike by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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A man inspects wreckage near a damaged building following what locals say was a recent airstrike by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. The sign reads "Closed". REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A man inspects wreckage near a damaged building following what locals say was a recent airstrike by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. The sign reads "Closed". REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A man inspects wreckage near a damaged building following what locals say was a recent airstrike by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. The sign reads "Closed". REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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People are seen through debris as they gather near a damaged building following what locals say was a recent airstrike by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

People are seen through debris as they gather near a damaged building following what locals say was a recent airstrike by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

People are seen through debris as they gather near a damaged building following what locals say was a recent airstrike by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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A street vendor sells sunglasses in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A street vendor sells sunglasses in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A street vendor sells sunglasses in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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A member of the Emergencies Ministry holds a part of ammunition near a crater following what locals say was a recent airstrike by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A member of the Emergencies Ministry holds a part of ammunition near a crater following what locals say was a recent airstrike by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A member of the Emergencies Ministry holds a part of ammunition near a crater following what locals say was a recent airstrike by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Men are seen through a broken glass as they gather near a damaged building following what locals say was a recent airstrike by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Men are seen through a broken glass as they gather near a damaged building following what locals say was a recent airstrike by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Men are seen through a broken glass as they gather near a damaged building following what locals say was a recent airstrike by Ukrainian forces in Donetsk, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Armed pro-Russian separatists guard a checkpoint in the settlement of Yasynuvata outside Donetsk, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Armed pro-Russian separatists guard a checkpoint in the settlement of Yasynuvata outside Donetsk, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Armed pro-Russian separatists guard a checkpoint in the settlement of Yasynuvata outside Donetsk, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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A petrol station is reinforced with sacks of sand in Donetsk, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A petrol station is reinforced with sacks of sand in Donetsk, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A petrol station is reinforced with sacks of sand in Donetsk, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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A man smokes on the balcony of a residential building in Donetsk, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A man smokes on the balcony of a residential building in Donetsk, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A man smokes on the balcony of a residential building in Donetsk, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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A man removes debris from a ruined building on the outskirts of Slaviansk, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A man removes debris from a ruined building on the outskirts of Slaviansk, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A man removes debris from a ruined building on the outskirts of Slaviansk, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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