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In photos: Mourning in Odessa after violent clashes

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Pro-Russian supporters shout slogans during a rally in Odessa on May 5, 2014, after a funeral ceremony of Vyacheslav Markin, a regional parliament deputy who died in a fire at the trade union building.

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A mourner carries a picture of Markin in Odessa. Markin, who was known for speaking out against the government in Kiev, was buried on Monday while about 300 pro-Russian supporters shouted “Hero, hero!”

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A pro-Russian supporter holds a orange ribbon of St. George, a symbol widely associated with pro-Russian protests in Ukraine, as she attends a rally in Odessa after Markin’s funeral.

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A woman leans over Markin’s coffin.

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People pause in front of a Russian flag placed on the facade of the trade union building, in Odessa on May 4, 2014, where people died in in a fire that tore through the building. More than 40 people died in riots two days earlier.

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People gather outside the burnt Odessa trade union building.

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Mourners and family members mourn 21-year old nurse Yulia Izotova during a funeral in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, on May 5, 2014. Witnesses say Izotova was killed by shots from a Ukrainian military column on the road near Kramatorsk.

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