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Russia adopts war-time rhetoric in showdown with Ukraine

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Russian official rhetoric has increasingly compared events in Ukraine to the darkest crimes of Nazi Germany, ahead of next week's anniversary of Soviet victory in World War II. 

Policemen stand guard outside the charred trade union building in the southern Ukrainian city of Odessa on May 3, 2014

Since the beginning of the crisis in Ukraine, Russian television and officials have made frequent references to the "fascists" Moscow claims are now running Ukraine.

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