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Ukraine rioters storm Odessa jail; allies freed

Concern grows over Moscow’s plans

Posted: May 5, 2014 at 3:51 a.m.

A man cries after being released from a local police station which was stormed by pro-Russian protesters in Odessa, Ukraine, Sunday, May 4, 2014. Several prisoners that were detained during clashes that erupted Friday between pro-Russians and government supporters in the key port on the Black Sea coast were released under the pressure of protesters that broke into a local police station and received a hero's welcome by crowds. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

ODESSA, Ukraine — Anger over the deaths of pro-Russia activists in riots in Odessa triggered new violence Sunday in the Black Sea port, where a mob of protesters stormed police headquarters and dozens of their jailed allies were freed.

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