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Russia bans all U.S. food, EU fruit and vegetables in sanctions response; NATO fears invasion

A Ukrainian serviceman checks a car at a checkpoint near the eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve August 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian serviceman checks a car at a checkpoint near the eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian serviceman checks a car at a checkpoint near the eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Ukrainian servicemen drive a military armoured vehicle along a road in Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian servicemen drive a military armoured vehicle along a road in Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian servicemen drive a military armoured vehicle along a road in Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard at a checkpoint in the settlement of Yasynuvata outside Donetsk, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard at a checkpoint in the settlement of Yasynuvata outside Donetsk, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard at a checkpoint in the settlement of Yasynuvata outside Donetsk, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Ukrainian servicemen are seen inside army vehicles on a road in Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian servicemen are seen inside army vehicles on a road in Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian servicemen are seen inside army vehicles on a road in Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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A convoy of military armoured vehicles is seen near a checkpoint on a road in Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A convoy of military armoured vehicles is seen near a checkpoint on a road in Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A convoy of military armoured vehicles is seen near a checkpoint on a road in Donetsk region August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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