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U.S. backs Ukraine, warns Russia with Biden visit

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) shakes hands with Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk during a meeting in Kiev, April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) shakes hands with Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk during a meeting in Kiev, April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) shakes hands with Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk during a meeting in Kiev, April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (R) shakes hands with Oleh Tyahnybok, head of the All-Ukrainian Union Svoboda (Freedom) Party, as he attends a meeting with deputies of the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev, April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Anastasia Sirotkina/Pool

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (R) shakes hands with Oleh Tyahnybok, head of the All-Ukrainian Union Svoboda (Freedom) Party, as he attends a meeting with deputies of the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev, April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Anastasia Sirotkina/Pool

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (R) shakes hands with Oleh Tyahnybok, head of the All-Ukrainian Union Svoboda (Freedom) Party, as he attends a meeting with deputies of the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev, April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Anastasia Sirotkina/Pool
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A pro-Russian armed man walks in front of barricades outside a regional government building seized by them in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A pro-Russian armed man walks in front of barricades outside a regional government building seized by them in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A pro-Russian armed man walks in front of barricades outside a regional government building seized by them in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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