A woman removes debris from a cafe that was destroyed during fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian militants Aug. 5 in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk, in the region of Donetsk. Anatolii Stepanov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Crimea's new prime minister, Sergei Aksyonov (right), and the speaker of the legislature, Vladimir Konstantinov, attend a rally at Red Square in Moscow on March 18, the day Russia annexed the territory. Russia is pumping billions into Crimea after taking it from Ukraine. However, corruption has been a major problem in Crimea. Pavel Golovkin/AP hide caption

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President Vladimir Putin lays flowers during a ceremony marking Victory Day in the Crimean city of Sevastopol on Friday. It was his first visit to the region since Russia annexed it in March. Maxim Shemetov/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Communist Party supporters carry red flags during their rally to mark International Labor Day in downtown Kharkiv, Ukraine, on Thursday. In recent weeks, pro-Russia separatists have seized key installations in several cities in eastern Ukraine. Volodymyr Petrov/EPA/Landov hide caption

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A Google Maps image from its Russian service depicts Crimea (bottom center) with a solid line, reflecting an international border between it and Ukraine. Versions of the map on other Google sites show it with a dotted line. Google Maps hide caption

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A photo taken through a shattered window shows pro-Russian protesters in front of Ukrainian police guarding the Kharkiv regional state administration building Tuesday. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych during an interview with The Associated Press, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, on Wednesday. He said he hoped to persuade Russian President Vladimir Putin to return Crimea to Ukraine. Ivan Sekretarev/AP hide caption

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