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An armed pro-Russian separatist stands guard in Seversk (Siversk), located near the town of Krasny Liman, Donetsk region, June 19, 2014.  REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

An armed pro-Russian separatist stands guard in Seversk (Siversk), located near the town of Krasny Liman, Donetsk region, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

An armed pro-Russian separatist stands guard in Seversk (Siversk), located near the town of Krasny Liman, Donetsk region, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A pro-Russian separatist drives an armoured vehicle in Seversk (Siversk), located near the town of Krasny Liman, Donetsk region, June 19, 2014.  REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A pro-Russian separatist drives an armoured vehicle in Seversk (Siversk), located near the town of Krasny Liman, Donetsk region, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A pro-Russian separatist drives an armoured vehicle in Seversk (Siversk), located near the town of Krasny Liman, Donetsk region, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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Pro-Russian separatists hold rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) projectiles as they get ready to go to the battle line in Seversk (Siversk), located near the town of Krasny Liman, Donetsk region, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Pro-Russian separatists hold rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) projectiles as they get ready to go to the battle line in Seversk (Siversk), located near the town of Krasny Liman, Donetsk region, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Pro-Russian separatists hold rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) projectiles as they get ready to go to the battle line in Seversk (Siversk), located near the town of Krasny Liman, Donetsk region, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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Pro-Russian separatists stand guard at a checkpoint near a burnt truck outside Luhansk, June 18, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Pro-Russian separatists stand guard at a checkpoint near a burnt truck outside Luhansk, June 18, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Pro-Russian separatists stand guard at a checkpoint near a burnt truck outside Luhansk, June 18, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A pro-Russian separatist stands guard at a checkpoint near a burnt truck outside Luhansk, June 18, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A pro-Russian separatist stands guard at a checkpoint near a burnt truck outside Luhansk, June 18, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

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