EU says won't recognise result of east Ukraine vote

Members of an election commission count ballot papers at a polling station in the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk, on May 11, 2014. Voting occured Sunday in referendums called by pro-Russian rebels to split from the rest of Ukraine, polls the US slammed as "illegal" as the West fears they could spark civil war in the former Soviet republic. (AFP PHOTO / DIMITAR DILKOFF)





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