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Calm in Donetsk, Ukraine

Updated 1543 GMT (2343 HKT) May 19, 2014
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Little remains of the separatist barricades which used to stand in front of the city hall of Mariupol, in Ukraine's Donetsk region. Richard Allen Greene/CNN
A handful of young men who say they support independence for this region of eastern Ukraine practice with riot shields on the steps of the ruined City Hall. Richard Allen Greene/CNN
Andrey Borisov, the military leader of the separatists in Mariupol, Ukraine, says he needs more men who are prepared to fight. Richard Allen Greene/CNN
Separatist political leader Denis Kuzmenko speaks to supporters at a memorial for people who died in Mariupol, Ukraine, on May 9. He vowed Sunday not to let Ukrainian national authorities set up polling stations in his town for presidential elections next week. Richard Allen Greene/CNN