Ukraine LiveBlog Day 195: Assassination Attempt on Separatist Leader Zakharchenko

August 31, 2014
Outgoing Prime Minister Alexander Borodai, left, shakes hands with Alexander Zakharchenko, new Prime Minister of the self-declared "Donetsk People’s Republic", Aug. 7, 2014. Photo by AP/Sergei Grits

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