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President Obama pauses while speaking about the situation in Ukraine in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on July 18, 2014. Obama called for immediate ceasefire in Ukraine, demands credible investigation of downed plane. (Associated Press)

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President Obama pauses while speaking about the situation in Ukraine in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on July 18, 2014. Obama called for immediate ceasefire in Ukraine, demands credible investigation of downed plane. (Associated Press)

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Passengers' personal luggage is collected at the site of a crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, eastern Ukraine Friday, July 18, 2014. Rescue workers, policemen and even off-duty coal miners were combing a sprawling area in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border where the Malaysian plane ended up in burning pieces Thursday, killing all 298 aboard. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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Pro-Russian fighters guard the site of a crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, eastern Ukraine Friday, July 18, 2014. Rescue workers, policemen and even off-duty coal miners were combing a sprawling area in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border where the Malaysian plane ended up in burning pieces Thursday, killing all 298 aboard. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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National Edition News cover for July 18, 2014 - Felled plane renews U.S. worries of missile strike: A man walks amongst the debris at the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Grabovo, Ukraine, Thursday, July 17, 2014. Ukraine said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the plane. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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**FILE** Christian Noboa of the Russia side Rubin Kazan challenges Artem Milevskiy (right) of Ukraine's Dynamo Kiev during their Group F Champions League soccer match in Kiev on Sept. 16, 2009. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Christian Noboa of the Russia side Rubin Kazan challenges Artem Milevskiy (right) of Ukraine's Dynamo Kiev during their Group F Champions League soccer match in Kiev on Sept. 16, 2009. (Associated Press)

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Smoke rises up at a crash site of a passenger plane, near the village of Grabovo, Ukraine, Thursday, July 17, 2014. A Ukrainian official said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country and plumes of black smoke rose up near a rebel-held village in eastern Ukraine. Malaysia Airlines tweeted that it lost contact with one of its flights as it was traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur over Ukrainian airspace. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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President Barack Obama enters the briefing room to speak about foreign policy and escalating sanctions against Russia in response to the crisis in Ukraine in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Cars ease under a destroyed railroad bridge near the village of Novobakhmutivka, located north of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. Bridges leading into Donetsk were likely destroyed to slow government forces from moving on the rebel-held stronghold. (associated press)

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Cars ease under a destroyed railroad bridge near the village of Novobakhmutivka, located north of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. Bridges leading into Donetsk were likely destroyed to slow government forces from moving on the rebel-held stronghold. (associated press)

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A Ukrainian paratrooper sits in an APC at a checkpoint near Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, July 5, 2014. Ukraine's forces claimed a significant success against pro-Russian insurgents on Saturday, chasing them from one of their strongholds in the embattled east of the country. Rebels fleeing from the city of Slovyansk vowed to regroup elsewhere and fight on. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

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Valentina, who gave only her first name, gestures in a flat of her neighbor who was injured during shelling in the city of Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, July 3, 2014. Residential areas came under shelling on Thursday from government forces. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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National Edition News cover for June 29, 2014 - U.N. Security Council meets on Ukraine, Monday March 3, 2014 at U.N. headquarters. Ukraine's mission to the United Nations claimed Monday that 16,000 Russian troops have been deployed in the strategic Crimea region, while Russia's U.N. ambassador told an emergency Security Council meeting that Ukraine's fugitive president requested them. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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Simona Halep of Romania plays a return to Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine during their women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Friday, June 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

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Simona Halep of Romania plays a return to Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine during their women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Friday, June 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

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U.N. Security Council meets on Ukraine, Monday March 3, 2014 at U.N. headquarters. Ukraine's mission to the United Nations claimed Monday that 16,000 Russian troops have been deployed in the strategic Crimea region, while Russia's U.N. ambassador told an emergency Security Council meeting that Ukraine's fugitive president requested them. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko delivers his speech at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, eastern France, Thursday June 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Christian Lutz)

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Miners march during a rally in support of peace in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Hundreds of miners went on a protest walk through the streets of central Donetsk on Wednesday, trying to express support for a peaceful resolution to the eastern Ukraine conflict, ongoing for almost four months. Slogans read: No to NATO, Stop War, For Federalization. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

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The headquarters of Russia's state-run natural gas giant Gazprom in Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 16, 2014. Russia said on Monday it would cut off gas supplies to Ukraine as a payment deadline passed and negotiators failed to reach a deal on gas prices. Gazprom spokesman Sergei Kupriyanov said Moscow had no legal grounds to supply Ukraine with any more gas because Ukraine had not paid its bills.(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)