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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Echoes of Crimea keep Ukraine's east rumbling

Pro-Russian activists block a road with car tires near the armory of the Ukrainian army to prevent the export of arms and ammunition in the village of Poraskoveyevka, eastern Ukraine, Thursday. The disheveled men barricading the muddy lane leading into a military base in this eastern Ukraine village say they're taking a stand to defend Russian-speakers.