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Pro-Russians seize state buildings in eastern Ukraine

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Activists chanting "Russia!" broke through police lines Sunday and stormed several government buildings in eastern Ukrainian regions seeking independence from Kiev following last month's fall of a Kremlin regime. 

Pro-Russian protesters and some police officers surround a group of around fifteen ultra-nationalist Right Sector group members (C) during a rally in Kharkiv, eastern Ukraine, on April 6, 2014

Clashes in Donetsk and similar rallies in the heavily Russified cities such of Lugansk and Kharkiv provided another reminder to the untested pro-Western leaders in Kiev of the monumental task facing them after their February 22 overthrow of president Viktor Yanukovych.

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