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Loyalties shift in Ukraine's Donetsk

As Russia-Ukraine crisis drags on support for toppled pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovich dwindles.

Last updated: 05 Apr 2014 20:50
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Ukraine's eastern city of Donetsk has been a bastion of support for former President Viktor Yanukovich.

There have even been calls for the region to become part of Russia. But more recently, the area has seen that support dwindle.

Al Jazeera's Kim Vinnel reports from Donetsk.

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