A pro-Russian protester guards a barricade outside the regional state administration building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on April 10, 2014. (AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER KHUDOTEPLY)
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Armed pro-Russia separatists in the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk rejected Kiev's offer of amnesty for those who seized government buildings this week, calling on others to defy the pro-European government in Kiev.In Kiev, Ukraine's Interior Ministry repeated its threat of force to clear the state buildings.A strict military order has been imposed in the building.Outside, between 100 and 200 people stood in the pouring rain in solidarity with the protesters, who called on compatriots in other parts of eastern Ukraine to join their cause.Some 1,500 protesters were outside the building Thursday in solidarity with the separatists.NATO General Secretary Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Thursday that some 40,000 Russian troops were massed along Ukraine's borders.
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