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Kharkiv settles down, while pro-Russian separatists still hold buildings in Luhansk, Donetsk

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Apr. 08, 2014 13:21
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Pro-Russian activists guard a barricade set at the regional Security Service building on April 7, 2014 in Lugansk. Ukraine's embattled prime minister today accused Russia of trying to "dismember" his country by plotting seizures of government buildings in eastern regions that are seeking to break away from Kiev. AFP PHOTO/ IGOR GOLOVNIOV
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Early this morning, Ukrainian police stormed Kharkiv Oblast's government center and retook control of the building from pro-Russian separatists that were holding it. About 70 suspects in the takeover were arrested.

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