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A body guard holds a pistol as insurgent leader Denis Pushilin, right, sits backdropped by the flag of the Donetsk Republic, in Donetsk, Ukraine, Monday. Ukraine will hold presidential elections on May 25. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
A pro Russian man holds up an Orthodox crucifix while attending to a public pray for peace in front of the occupy administration building in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Monday. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)
Pro-Russians rest at a checkpoint outside Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, Monday. Heavy mortar fire outside the eastern Ukrainian city of Slovyansk has damaged a large gas pipeline and set off a fire. Slovyansk has been the epicenter of fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian insurgents, who have seized government buildings across the east. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Local residents look at flame from a damaged gas pipe after an impact of a mortar bomb, during fighting between Ukrainian government troops against pro-Russian militants, outside Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, early Monday.. Lawmakers and officials from eastern Ukraine on Saturday poured criticism on the fledging central government, accusing it of ignoring legitimate grievances of the regions which have been overrun by pro-Russia militia fighting for independence. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)