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Ukraine fears invasion

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces look out from a blindage at their positions in the village of Pisky (Pesky) near the local airport, north-west of Donetsk, Ukraine, June 5, 2015. Ukraine's president told his military on Thursday to prepare for a possible "full-scale invasion" by Russia along their joint border, a day after the worst fighting with Russian-backed separatists in months.



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Members of the Ukrainian armed forces look out from a blindage at their positions in the village of Pisky (Pesky) near the local airport, north-west of Donetsk, Ukraine, June 5, 2015. Ukraine's president told his military on Thursday to prepare for a...more

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces look out from a blindage at their positions in the village of Pisky (Pesky) near the local airport, north-west of Donetsk, Ukraine, June 5, 2015. Ukraine's president told his military on Thursday to prepare for a possible "full-scale invasion" by Russia along their joint border, a day after the worst fighting with Russian-backed separatists in months. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko
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A woman gets up from a crater caused by shelling near a residential building after taking a look at it in Donetsk, Ukraine, June 4, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

A woman gets up from a crater caused by shelling near a residential building after taking a look at it in Donetsk, Ukraine, June 4, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

A woman gets up from a crater caused by shelling near a residential building after taking a look at it in Donetsk, Ukraine, June 4, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko
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A firefighter works to extinguish a fire at a local market, which was recently damaged by shelling, in Donetsk, Ukraine, June 3, 2015.  REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

A firefighter works to extinguish a fire at a local market, which was recently damaged by shelling, in Donetsk, Ukraine, June 3, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

A firefighter works to extinguish a fire at a local market, which was recently damaged by shelling, in Donetsk, Ukraine, June 3, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko
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A member of the Ukrainian armed forces patrols in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A member of the Ukrainian armed forces patrols in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A member of the Ukrainian armed forces patrols in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A member of the Ukrainian armed forces is seen in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A member of the Ukrainian armed forces is seen in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A member of the Ukrainian armed forces is seen in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Members of the Ukrainian armed forces ride on an armoured personnel carrier as they patrol the area in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces ride on an armoured personnel carrier as they patrol the area in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces ride on an armoured personnel carrier as they patrol the area in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A Ukrainian serviceman holds a mortar round together with a rose at his position in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A Ukrainian serviceman holds a mortar round together with a rose at his position in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A Ukrainian serviceman holds a mortar round together with a rose at his position in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Members of the Ukrainian armed forces walk at their positions located in the village of Pisky (Pesky) near the local airport, outside Donetsk, Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces walk at their positions located in the village of Pisky (Pesky) near the local airport, outside Donetsk, Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces walk at their positions located in the village of Pisky (Pesky) near the local airport, outside Donetsk, Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko
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Members of the Ukrainian armed forces walk in the village of Pisky (Pesky) near the local airport, outside Donetsk, Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces walk in the village of Pisky (Pesky) near the local airport, outside Donetsk, Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces walk in the village of Pisky (Pesky) near the local airport, outside Donetsk, Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko
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A tattered Ukrainian national flag flutters in the wind at a position held by the Ukrainian armed forces near the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A tattered Ukrainian national flag flutters in the wind at a position held by the Ukrainian armed forces near the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A tattered Ukrainian national flag flutters in the wind at a position held by the Ukrainian armed forces near the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A member of the Ukrainian armed forces is seen in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A member of the Ukrainian armed forces is seen in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A member of the Ukrainian armed forces is seen in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Members of the Ukrainian armed forces are seen in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces are seen in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces are seen in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A member of the Ukrainian armed forces stands near the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A member of the Ukrainian armed forces stands near the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A member of the Ukrainian armed forces stands near the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A local resident walks along the street in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. . REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A local resident walks along the street in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. . REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A local resident walks along the street in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. . REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A Ukrainian serviceman digs trenches at his position in Avdeyevka near Donetsk, Ukraine, June 4, 2015. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

A Ukrainian serviceman digs trenches at his position in Avdeyevka near Donetsk, Ukraine, June 4, 2015. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

A Ukrainian serviceman digs trenches at his position in Avdeyevka near Donetsk, Ukraine, June 4, 2015. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko
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Bullets are seen at a Ukrainian armed forces position near the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Bullets are seen at a Ukrainian armed forces position near the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Bullets are seen at a Ukrainian armed forces position near the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Members of the Ukrainian armed forces patrol the area in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces patrol the area in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces patrol the area in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A member of the Ukrainian armed forces is seen at his position in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A member of the Ukrainian armed forces is seen at his position in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A member of the Ukrainian armed forces is seen at his position in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A member of the Ukrainian armed forces is seen near the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A member of the Ukrainian armed forces is seen near the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A member of the Ukrainian armed forces is seen near the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Members of the Ukrainian armed forces patrol an area in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces patrol an area in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces patrol an area in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Members of the Ukrainian armed forces patrol an area in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces patrol an area in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces patrol an area in the town of Maryinka, eastern Ukraine, June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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