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Russia Faces Mounting Pressure Over Rising Ukraine Violence

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Russia is under increasing pressure from world leaders to help stop the violence in Ukraine, where fighting intensified along the front line between government troops and pro-Russian rebels.

The U.S. and the European Union warned that Russia may face further repercussions after a rocket attack on the port city of Mariupol on Saturday. The projectiles were launched from rebel-held territory, the U.S., NATO, and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said. The separatists blamed government forces.