Pro-Russia protesters burn a Ukranian flag outside the district council building in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine May 4, 2014.(REUTERS/Marko Djurica)
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Hundreds of pro-Russian demonstrators stormed police headquarters in Odessa Sunday and won the release of 67 people detained after deadly clashes in the Ukrainian port city.Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, who hinted strongly that he saw Moscow's hand in the unrest spreading through southeastern Ukraine, visited Odessa Sunday to try to defuse the mounting tensions.Odessa is the major city between the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed in March, and the Moldovan separatist region of Trans-Dniester, where Russia has a military peacekeeping contingent. European military observers who were held more than a week by insurgents in Slovyansk walked free Saturday but the city's self-declared "people's mayor" – Vyacheslav Ponomarev – has boasted that he holds an unspecified number of other captives, believed to include Ukrainian journalists, activists and politicians.
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