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Mayor of Ukraine's second largest city shot

Investigators examine a crime scene in Ukraine's second biggest city, Kharkiv. The city's mayor was shot here while riding his bicycle on Monday, along a route he takes nearly every day. He's been accused by the country's new pro-Western leaders of promoting separatism. His condition, officials say, is serious. (SOUNDBITE) (Russian) HEAD OF MEDIA DEPARTMENT OF KHARKIV CITY COUNCIL, YURI SIDORENKO, SAYING: "Security just put him in a car and drove him here. The operation lasted for about two hours. His wounds are deep. Doctors say they can't provide details. But the wounds are serious, and doctors say his condition is extremely serious though stable, but there is a threat to life." The shooting is the latest violence in eastern Ukraine, where an armed uprising appears to be spreading. On Monday, masked separatists seized government buildings in yet another eastern city, Kostyantynivka. Soviet songs played in the background as barricades w

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