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04/29/2014 11:37 am ET Updated Jun 29, 2014

Pro-Russian Separatists Seize Television Center In Eastern Ukraine

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LUHANSK, Ukraine, April 29 (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists took control of the regional prosecutor's office and television centre in the eastern city of Luhansk on Tuesday, having earlier seized the government headquarters, a Reuters photographer said.

The photographer saw separatists inside the prosecutor's office and gunmen guarding the entrance of the television centre. The gunmen said they were in control of the building and Interfax news agency said protesters had burned the Ukrainian flag. (Reporting by Vasily Fedosenko; Writing by Matt Robinson)