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Photo: DONETSK, UKRAINE - FEBRUARY 21, 2022: Donetsk residents celebrate recognition of their independence by Russia. Russian President Putin signed decrees recognizing independence of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics on February 21, 2022. Credit: Alexander Ryumin/TASS

Photo: DONETSK, UKRAINE – FEBRUARY 21, 2022: Donetsk residents celebrate recognition of their independence by Russia. Russian President Putin signed decrees recognizing independence of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics on February 21, 2022. Credit: Alexander Ryumin/TASS