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Cameron offers more Typhoons for Nato air mission

Britain will offer another two Typhoon warplanes to patrol the skies of eastern Europe amid continuing tensions with Russia over the Ukraine cris, David Cameron has said.

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Security forces surrender under pro-Russian attack

Separatist demonstrators in Donetsk stormed the regional prosecutor's office today, stripping and beating authorities as they seized control.

A member of Ukrainian security services raises his hands to surrender following clashes. Credit: APTN

Captured security forces had their uniforms and riot gear taken from them as they were herded through a hostile crowd who hit and shouted at them.

A member of Ukrainian security forces is dragged out of the administrative building by pro-Russian demonstrators. Credit: APTN

The takeover of the building appears to lend weight to an admission by acting Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov this week that police and security forces were "helpless" to stifle unrest in the east of the country.

A pro-Russian demonstrator puts on riot gear seized from authorities. Credit: APTN

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