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Fierce battles in Ukraine; OSCE team freed

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Ukrainian soldiers and pro-Russian rebels fought fierce battles Saturday around a flashpoint town, with only a small reprieve to allow passage of a freed team of OSCE inspectors. 

Axel Schneider, one of the OSCE observer team captured by pro-Moscow rebels and freed on Saturday, speaks to reporters in the city of Slavyansk in eastern Ukraine on May 3, 2014

More than 50 people have died in two days of clashes nationwide -- most of them in a horrific inferno amid street clashes in the southern city of Odessa.

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