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Ukraine protest after rebels down military plane, killing 49

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An irate mob smashed the Russian embassy's windows in Kiev and threw a Molotov cocktail against its walls Saturday in the wake of the downing by pro-Kremlin rebels of a military plane that killed 49 troops. 

A man takes down the Russian flag during a protest at the embassy in Kiev on June 14, 2014

The violence came as top Russian and Ukrainian officials met for gas talks in Kiev but failed to make immediate progress, agreeing instead to resume negotiations Sunday in a bid to avert an imminent cut in Russian supplies that would also affect large swathes of Europe.

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