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People walk past the election advertising of the Holos political party of Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, Ukrainian singer and founder of the Okean Elzy band, in Kyiv.

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-- Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree expanding the simplified procedure for obtaining Russian citizenship for all residents of Ukraine's Donetsk and Lugansk regions.

-- Relatives of victims killed in the 2014 downing of a passenger jet over Ukraine marked the anniversary of the tragedy, an incident that international investigators have blamed on Russia and the separatist forces it backs in the region.

*Time stamps on the blog refer to local time in Ukraine

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Here is today's map of the security situation in eastern Ukraine, according to the National Security and Defense Council (click to enlarge):

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