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U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland addresses a news conference at the U.S. embassy in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland addresses a news conference at the U.S. embassy in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland addresses a news conference at the U.S. embassy in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland smiles as she addresses a news conference at the U.S. embassy in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland smiles as she addresses a news conference at the U.S. embassy in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland smiles as she addresses a news conference at the U.S. embassy in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Riot police stand behind crosses installed by anti-government protesters at the barricades in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Riot police stand behind crosses installed by anti-government protesters at the barricades in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Riot police stand behind crosses installed by anti-government protesters at the barricades in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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An anti-government protester smokes on the barricade in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

An anti-government protester smokes on the barricade in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

An anti-government protester smokes on the barricade in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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An anti-government protester watches riot police from the barricade in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

An anti-government protester watches riot police from the barricade in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

An anti-government protester watches riot police from the barricade in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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Anti-government protesters watch riot police from the barricade in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Anti-government protesters watch riot police from the barricade in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Anti-government protesters watch riot police from the barricade in Kiev February 7, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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Activists of the "Democratic Alliance" movement stage a performance during a protest rally in front of the Russian embassy in Kiev, February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

Activists of the "Democratic Alliance" movement stage a performance during a protest rally in front of the Russian embassy in Kiev, February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

Activists of the "Democratic Alliance" movement stage a performance during a protest rally in front of the Russian embassy in Kiev, February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin
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Activists of the "Democratic Alliance" movement stage a performance during a protest rally in front of the Russian embassy in Kiev, February 7, 2014. According to the activists, participants of the protest are reacting to Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich's visit to Sochi and his possible meeting with the Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on February 7, and demanding a stop to the violence in Ukraine. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

Activists of the "Democratic Alliance" movement stage a performance during a protest rally in front of the Russian embassy in Kiev, February 7, 2014. According to the activists, participants of the protest are reacting to Ukrainian President Viktor...more

Activists of the "Democratic Alliance" movement stage a performance during a protest rally in front of the Russian embassy in Kiev, February 7, 2014. According to the activists, participants of the protest are reacting to Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich's visit to Sochi and his possible meeting with the Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on February 7, and demanding a stop to the violence in Ukraine. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin
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Policemen stand guard as activists of the "Democratic Alliance" movement stage a performance during a protest rally in front of the Russian embassy in Kiev, February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

Policemen stand guard as activists of the "Democratic Alliance" movement stage a performance during a protest rally in front of the Russian embassy in Kiev, February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

Policemen stand guard as activists of the "Democratic Alliance" movement stage a performance during a protest rally in front of the Russian embassy in Kiev, February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin
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Anti-government protesters march on the street in Kiev February 6, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Anti-government protesters march on the street in Kiev February 6, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Anti-government protesters march on the street in Kiev February 6, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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