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First company-sized contingent of about 150 U.S. paratroopers from the U.S. Army's 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team based in Italy march as they arrive to participate in training exercises with the Polish army in Swidwin, Poland, 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.

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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.

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Video Donetsk Residents Anxious for Return to Normal Life

Away from the two government buildings being held by pro-Russian separatists, normal life goes on in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. But as VOA's Brian Padden reports from Donetsk, many residents are concerned that Ukraine's decision to restart what it calls "anti-terrorist operations" against separatists could draw the entire region into a military confrontation with Russia.