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In pictures: Clash in eastern Ukraine leaves at least three dead

Pro-Russian gunmen said one of their checkpoints was attacked by unknown assailants early Sunday morning

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A bouquet is seen close to a bloodstain and a police evidence mark at pro Russia check point after a night fight between an unidentified masked man and pro-Russian activists in the village of Bulbasika near Slovyansk, Ukraine, Sunday, April 20, 2014.

Manu Brabo/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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A pro-Russia protester warms himself by the fire on a barricade outside a regional government building in Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, April 20, 2014. At least three people were killed in a gunfight in the early hours of Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, shaking an already fragile international accord that was designed to avert a wider conflict.

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Local residents inspect burnt out cars after a night fight at the check point which was under the control of pro-Russian activists in the village of Bulbasika near Slovyansk, Ukraine, Sunday, April 20, 2014. At least one person was killed in the clash. Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from the government in Kiev.

Efrem Lukatsky/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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A Ukrainian police officer takes pictures of evidence after a night fight at the checkpoint, which was under the control of pro-Russian activists in the village of Bulbasika near Slovyansk, Ukraine, Sunday, April 20, 2014.

Manu Brabo/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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An investigator looks at one of two vehicles destroyed at a pro-Russian checkpoint, where several people were reported killed in a gun battle overnight, on the outskirts of Slovyansk, Ukraine, April 20, 2014.

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An investigator looks over vehicles destroyed at a pro-Russian checkpoint, where several people were reported killed in a gun battle overnight, on the outskirts of Slovyansk, Ukraine, April 20, 2014.

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Investigators photograph ammunition casings at a pro-Russian checkpoint, where several people were reported killed in a gun battle overnight, on the outskirts of Slovyansk, Ukraine, April 20, 2014.

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People stand at a barricade at the regional administration building that they had seized earlier in Donetsk, Ukraine, Sunday, April 20, 2014.

Sergei Grits/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Bullet holes cover part of a burnt-out car after a night fight at the check point which was under the control of pro-Russian activists in the village of Bulbasika near Slovyansk, Ukraine, Sunday, April 20, 2014.

Efrem Lukatsky/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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