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Pro-Russian armed men stand guard as pro-Russian supporters gather outside the mayor's office in Slaviansk April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Pro-Russian armed men stand guard as pro-Russian supporters gather outside the mayor's office in Slaviansk April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Pro-Russian armed men stand guard as pro-Russian supporters gather outside the mayor's office in Slaviansk April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Members of self-defence units of the Euromaidan movement, dressed in camouflage uniform, attempt to block radically behaving participants making their way to the stage during a rally protesting against authorities' inactivity in the escalating crisis in eastern Ukraine and the inability to oppose separatists in Independence Square in Kiev April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Members of self-defence units of the Euromaidan movement, dressed in camouflage uniform, attempt to block radically behaving participants making their way to the stage during a rally protesting against authorities' inactivity in the escalating crisis...more

Members of self-defence units of the Euromaidan movement, dressed in camouflage uniform, attempt to block radically behaving participants making their way to the stage during a rally protesting against authorities' inactivity in the escalating crisis in eastern Ukraine and the inability to oppose separatists in Independence Square in Kiev April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Pro-Russian protesters attend a rally in front of the seized office of the SBU state security service in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Pro-Russian protesters attend a rally in front of the seized office of the SBU state security service in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Pro-Russian protesters attend a rally in front of the seized office of the SBU state security service in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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Pro-Ukrainian supporters walk into the regional administration headquarters in Luhansk, in eastern Ukraine April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Pro-Ukrainian supporters walk into the regional administration headquarters in Luhansk, in eastern Ukraine April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Pro-Ukrainian supporters walk into the regional administration headquarters in Luhansk, in eastern Ukraine April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A local resident (2nd L) talks to pro-Russian armed men standing guard outside the mayor's office in Slaviansk April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A local resident (2nd L) talks to pro-Russian armed men standing guard outside the mayor's office in Slaviansk April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A local resident (2nd L) talks to pro-Russian armed men standing guard outside the mayor's office in Slaviansk April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Civil activists cover their eyes to depict what they say is the inactivity of police in the escalating crisis, with placards showing illustrations of Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov seen above, during a rally in front of the ministry headquarters in Kiev April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Civil activists cover their eyes to depict what they say is the inactivity of police in the escalating crisis, with placards showing illustrations of Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov seen above, during a rally in front of the ministry...more

Civil activists cover their eyes to depict what they say is the inactivity of police in the escalating crisis, with placards showing illustrations of Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov seen above, during a rally in front of the ministry headquarters in Kiev April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Pro-Russian armed men walk near the mayor's office in Slaviansk April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Pro-Russian armed men walk near the mayor's office in Slaviansk April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Pro-Russian armed men walk near the mayor's office in Slaviansk April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Civil activists hold boards depicting Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov during a rally in front of the ministry's headquarters in Kiev, April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Civil activists hold boards depicting Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov during a rally in front of the ministry's headquarters in Kiev, April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Civil activists hold boards depicting Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov during a rally in front of the ministry's headquarters in Kiev, April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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A pro-Russian protester gestures at a barricade in front of the seized office of the SBU state security service in Luhansk, in eastern Ukraine April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A pro-Russian protester gestures at a barricade in front of the seized office of the SBU state security service in Luhansk, in eastern Ukraine April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A pro-Russian protester gestures at a barricade in front of the seized office of the SBU state security service in Luhansk, in eastern Ukraine April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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