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Donetsk separatists hold oblast government headquarters

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April 11, 2014, 12:33 a.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Mark Rachkevych

A pro-Russian separatist stands guard atop the entrance roof on the second floor level of the Donetsk Oblast Adminstration building on April 10. (Kostyantyn Chernichkin)
© Konstyantyn Chernichkin

Mark Rachkevych

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DONETSK, Ukraine – Since April 6, the state administration building that serves as government headquarters for 10 percent of Ukraine’s population has been home to the self-proclaimed People’s Republic of Donetsk.

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