A group of pro-Russia activists with riot shields look on during an anti-war picket in the Crimean city of Simferopol March 5, 2014. Russia said on Wednesday it could not order "self-defence" forces ... more 
A group of pro-Russia activists with riot shields look on during an anti-war picket in the Crimean city of Simferopol March 5, 2014. Russia said on Wednesday it could not order "self-defence" forces in Crimea back to their bases ahead of the first face-to-face talks with the United States on easing tensions over Ukraine and averting the risk of war. REUTERS/Maks Levin (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) less 
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