Ukrainians take cover as military, rebels clash

Posted: July 2, 2014 at 4:23 a.m.

A pro-Russian fighter runs past a huge poster during fighting near a regional police department in downtown Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Ukraine renewed its attacks against armed pro-Russian separatists Tuesday after the president called off a unilateral cease-fire, carrying out air and artillery strikes against rebel positions in eastern Ukraine.

Panicked residents looked for a safe place to hide Tuesday as Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia separatists fought an hours-long gunbattle in the center of Donetsk, the largest city in eastern Ukraine.

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