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Masked pro-Russia militants stand guard near a barricade outside a regional government building they seized in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, April 23, 2014.

Multimedia Ukraine Formally Calls Off Easter Truce

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Pro-Russian activists with Russian flag sitting at a barricade at the regional administration building in Donetsk, Ukraine, April 23, 2014.

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FILE - U.S. soldiers of the 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiments of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Teams.

US Army Paratroopers Deploy to Poland, Baltics

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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to the media in his office in Ankara, Turkey, April 23, 2014.

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US Vice President Joe Biden (R) and Ukraine's acting Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk leave after a joint press conference in Kyiv on April 22, 2014.

Video US Vice President Pledges Support for Ukraine

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Initially, some 600 troops will take part in what is being called a 'persistent rotational presence' that will last about one month
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Video Ukraine Resumes Operations Against Pro-Russian Separatists

Tensions in Ukraine continue to build as the government in Kyiv resumes what it calls "anti-terror" operations against pro-Russian separatists in the east, for which Russia warns it could retaliate, and U.S. troops begin joint exercises in Baltic states. VOA's Jeff Custer reports.