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Soldier's 'selfie' raises questions over Moscow's role in Ukraine

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MOSCOW - Photos taken by a Russian soldier have sparked controversy after it was revealed they may have been taken in Ukraine, despite Moscow's denials that its troops have intervened in the conflict across the border. 

A pro-Russian militant stands guard near a line of cars at the Ukrainian-Russian border check-point near Krasnopartizansk, in the Lugansk region, eastern Ukraine, on June 6, 2014

Alexander Sotkin, a 24-year-old Russian soldier and regular user of the photo-sharing app Instagram, recently uploaded a series of 'selfie' images of himself in uniform.

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