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US vice president visits Ukraine amid crisis

US official is in Kiev as peace efforts with pro-Russian activists appear to be faltering.

Last updated: 21 Apr 2014 19:12
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US Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Ukraine in a show of support for the government in Kiev. 

With violence on the rise, pro-Russian activists have also called on Moscow for help and Russia is hinting it might have to intervene. 

Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from Eastern Ukraine.

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