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Rivals clash at Sevastopol rally: AFP

A flag is seen during a pro-Russia rally in the Crimean port city of Sevastopol March 8, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine: Pro-Kiev and pro-Moscow groups clashed in the Crimean city of Sevastopol on Sunday following a rally in support of Ukraine's new government, an AFP reporter witnessed.

About 100 pro-Russians with clubs attacked some 20 people who were guarding the rally being held to commemorate the 200th anniversary of poet and national hero Taras Shevchenko, attended by some 200 people.

 

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