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Tensions in Ukraine

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    Unidentified men in military fatigues stand in front of a poster reading ' The border of the country - is sacred and untouchable' as they block a base of the Ukrainian frontier guard unit in Balaklava
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    Pro-Russian activists hold Russian flags as unidentified men in military fatigues block a base of the Ukrainian frontier guard unit in Balaklav
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    A woman waits in front of unidentified men in military fatigues blocking a base of the Ukrainian frontier guard unit in Balaklava
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    People look at unidentified men in military fatigues blocking a base of the Ukrainian frontier guard unit in Balaklava
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    Maidan supporters rebuff the attack of pro-Russian activists storming a local government building in Kharkiv
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    Activists of the Russian 'National Liberation Movement', one wearing a vest with a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin, attend a rally to hand out leaflets in the industrial Ukrainian city of Donetsk
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    Pro-Russian protesters wave a Russian flag and hold a sign reading 'Our brothers are in Russia, we are slaves in Europe' during a rally in front of the regional administration building in the industrial Ukrainian city of Donetsk
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    Pro-Russian protesters wave a Russian flag and hold a banner reading 'Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) is illegitimate' in front of the regional administration building during a rally in the industrial Ukrainian city of Donetsk
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    A wounded man touches his forehead after clashes between Pro-Russia activists and Maidan supporters in Kharkiv
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    Pro-Russian activists storm the regional government building in Kharkiv on March 1, 2014
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    People stand on the awning outside the regional government building in Kharkiv
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    A woman plays a piano in a street near Kiev's Independence square
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    Aso-called 'Maidan self defence unit ' member holds a cross during a funeral of a victim killed during the recent clashes with the riot police, at Independence square in central Kiev
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