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Ukraine separatists seize second provincial capital, fire on police

Pro-Russian armed men take cover behind a car near the local police headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian armed men take cover behind a car near the local police headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian armed men take cover behind a car near the local police headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Pro-Russian armed men take cover behind cars near the local police headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian armed men take cover behind cars near the local police headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian armed men take cover behind cars near the local police headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Ukrainian soldiers stand guard at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Ukrainian soldiers stand guard at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Ukrainian soldiers stand guard at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A Ukrainian soldier stands guard in front of armoured personnel carriers at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Ukrainian soldier stands guard in front of armoured personnel carriers at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Ukrainian soldier stands guard in front of armoured personnel carriers at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A man uses a fire extinguisher as members of self-defence units of the Euromaidan movement attempt to prevent members and supporters of Ukrainian far-right radical groups (back) from taking part in a torch-light procession in central Kiev April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Grishin

A man uses a fire extinguisher as members of self-defence units of the Euromaidan movement attempt to prevent members and supporters of Ukrainian far-right radical groups (back) from taking part in a torch-light procession in central Kiev April 29,...more

A man uses a fire extinguisher as members of self-defence units of the Euromaidan movement attempt to prevent members and supporters of Ukrainian far-right radical groups (back) from taking part in a torch-light procession in central Kiev April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Grishin
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Members of the self-defence units of the Euromaidan movement gather at a barricade as they attempt to prevent members and supporters of Ukrainian far-right radical groups (back) from taking part in a torch-light procession in central Kiev April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Grishin

Members of the self-defence units of the Euromaidan movement gather at a barricade as they attempt to prevent members and supporters of Ukrainian far-right radical groups (back) from taking part in a torch-light procession in central Kiev April 29,...more

Members of the self-defence units of the Euromaidan movement gather at a barricade as they attempt to prevent members and supporters of Ukrainian far-right radical groups (back) from taking part in a torch-light procession in central Kiev April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Grishin
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Pro-Russian armed men take cover behind a car near the local police headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian armed men take cover behind a car near the local police headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian armed men take cover behind a car near the local police headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Pro-Russian activists attack the regional administration building in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian activists attack the regional administration building in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian activists attack the regional administration building in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Pro-Russian activists attack the regional administration building in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian activists attack the regional administration building in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian activists attack the regional administration building in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Pro-Russian activists attack the regional administration building in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian activists attack the regional administration building in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian activists attack the regional administration building in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A Ukrainian soldier stands guard in front of an armoured personnel carrier on a road at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Ukrainian soldier stands guard in front of an armoured personnel carrier on a road at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Ukrainian soldier stands guard in front of an armoured personnel carrier on a road at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Ukrainian Interior Ministry members, blocked by pro-Russian activists, gather outside the regional government headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Ukrainian Interior Ministry members, blocked by pro-Russian activists, gather outside the regional government headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Ukrainian Interior Ministry members, blocked by pro-Russian activists, gather outside the regional government headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A Ukrainian soldier stands guard on a road at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Ukrainian soldier stands guard on a road at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Ukrainian soldier stands guard on a road at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Ukrainian soldiers stand guard in front of armoured personnel carriers at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Ukrainian soldiers stand guard in front of armoured personnel carriers at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Ukrainian soldiers stand guard in front of armoured personnel carriers at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A Ukrainian soldier stands on an armoured personnel carrier at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Ukrainian soldier stands on an armoured personnel carrier at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Ukrainian soldier stands on an armoured personnel carrier at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A Ukrainian soldier stands guard on a road at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Ukrainian soldier stands guard on a road at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Ukrainian soldier stands guard on a road at a check point near the village of Malinivka, southeast of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Pro-Russian armed men are pictured through sand bags as they stand guard in front of seized city council building in Kostyantynivka April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Pro-Russian armed men are pictured through sand bags as they stand guard in front of seized city council building in Kostyantynivka April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Pro-Russian armed men are pictured through sand bags as they stand guard in front of seized city council building in Kostyantynivka April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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