Report: pro-Russian rebels free 4 OSCE observers

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks to the media after his talks with his Fijian counterpart Inoke Kubuabola after their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Friday, June 27, 2014.Lavrov welcomed the Ukrainian president’s intention to extend a cease-fire in the east, but warned Ukraine against putting ultimatums to insurgents. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks to the media after his talks with his Fijian counterpart Inoke Kubuabola after their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Friday, June 27, 2014.Lavrov welcomed the Ukrainian president’s intention to extend a cease-fire in the east, but warned Ukraine against putting ultimatums to insurgents. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Pro-Russian fighters stand next to a truck with a Russian flag, inside a captured Ukrainian National Guard unit in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Saturday, June 28, 2014. Russia’s foreign minister on Saturday accused the United States of encouraging Ukraine to challenge Moscow and heavily weighing in on the European Union. Speaking in televised remarks Saturday, Sergey Lavrov said that “our American colleagues still prefer to push the Ukrainian leadership toward a confrontational path.” He added that chances for settling the Ukrainian crisis would have been higher if it only depended on Russia and Europe. The poster reads ‘Stop! Shoot without warning! (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

A pro-Russian fighter smokes as he guards an entrance of a captured Ukrainian National Guard unit in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Saturday, June 28, 2014. Russia’s foreign minister on Saturday accused the United States of encouraging Ukraine to challenge Moscow and heavily weighing in on the European Union. Speaking in televised remarks Saturday, Sergey Lavrov said that “our American colleagues still prefer to push the Ukrainian leadership toward a confrontational path.” He added that chances for settling the Ukrainian crisis would have been higher if it only depended on Russia and Europe. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

A pro-Russian fighter sits under a Russian flag as he guards the entrance of a captured Ukrainian National Guard unit in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Saturday, June 28, 2014. Russia’s foreign minister on Saturday accused the United States of encouraging Ukraine to challenge Moscow and heavily weighing in on the European Union. Speaking in televised remarks Saturday, Sergey Lavrov said that “our American colleagues still prefer to push the Ukrainian leadership toward a confrontational path.” He added that chances for settling the Ukrainian crisis would have been higher if it only depended on Russia and Europe. The poster reads ‘Stop! Shoot without warning! (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

Pro-Russian fighters dance and fire in the air in an Ukrainian military unit captured by pro-Russian fighters in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Friday, June 27, 2014. ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’s’ fighters captured the Ukrainian military unit in Donetsk on Thursday, June 26. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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