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Pro-Russian groups go online with death threats against Odessa residents

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May. 05, 2014 21:47
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People carry during a funeral ceremony on May 5, 2014, the coffin of Vyacheslav Markin, the deputy of the city regional council and leader of the pro-Russian opposition, who perished during a clash between pro-Russian and pro-Ukrainian activists on May 2. Unrest in Ukraine spread to the south as thousands of pro-Russian protesters attacked Odessa's police headquarters after a fire killed dozens of their comrades, in violence Kiev charged was a Russian plot to "destroy" the country. AFP PHOTO/ ANATOLII STEPANOV
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Revenge is mixing with blood in the Odessa air after May 2 violence that killed 46 people when pro-Ukrainian activists defended themselves against an assault by armed pro-Russian activists.

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