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Ukraine's restive east slipping from government's grasp

Pro-Russian armed men stand at the entrance to the regional government headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian armed men stand at the entrance to the regional government headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian armed men stand at the entrance to the regional government headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Pro-Russian armed men stand in the seized regional prosecutor's office in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian armed men stand in the seized regional prosecutor's office in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian armed men stand in the seized regional prosecutor's office in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Pro-Russian armed men stand in the seized regional prosecutor's office in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian armed men stand in the seized regional prosecutor's office in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian armed men stand in the seized regional prosecutor's office in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Pro-Russian armed men are seen in the seized regional prosecutor's office in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian armed men are seen in the seized regional prosecutor's office in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian armed men are seen in the seized regional prosecutor's office in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Pro-Russian armed men gather at the entrance to the regional government headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian armed men gather at the entrance to the regional government headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pro-Russian armed men gather at the entrance to the regional government headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Members of Ukraine's State Security Administration (R) clash with members of the Euromaidan movement's self-defence units during a rally outside the cabinet of ministers building in Kiev April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kravchenko/Pool

Members of Ukraine's State Security Administration (R) clash with members of the Euromaidan movement's self-defence units during a rally outside the cabinet of ministers building in Kiev April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kravchenko/Pool

Members of Ukraine's State Security Administration (R) clash with members of the Euromaidan movement's self-defence units during a rally outside the cabinet of ministers building in Kiev April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kravchenko/Pool
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A masked pro-Russian protester sits on a chair as he poses for a picture inside a regional government building in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine April 25, 2014. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

A masked pro-Russian protester sits on a chair as he poses for a picture inside a regional government building in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine April 25, 2014. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

A masked pro-Russian protester sits on a chair as he poses for a picture inside a regional government building in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine April 25, 2014. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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A pro-Russian masked man looks through a broken window of the seized regional prosecutor's office in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A pro-Russian masked man looks through a broken window of the seized regional prosecutor's office in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A pro-Russian masked man looks through a broken window of the seized regional prosecutor's office in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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