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Prisoner Release from Odessa Jail Leads to Shrieks of Joy

Pro-Russian militants stormed a Ukrainian police station in Odessa on Sunday and freed 30 fellow activists, following their Friday arrest.

People gather in front of Ukrainian Interior Ministry security forces who had formed a cordon outside a city police station in the Black Sea port of Odessa on May 4, 2014.

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Pro-Russian supporters clash with Ukrainian policemen during a rally demanding the release pro-Russian supporters arrested during deadly clashes on Friday.

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A pro-Russian supporter brakes the glass of a door to the Odessa police department.

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A man cries after being released from a local police station.

Vadim Ghirda / AP

A man is greeted by supporters after being released from the local police station. Odessa police said 30 activists had been released.

Vadim Ghirda / AP