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Pro-Kremlin activists hold Russian national, Russian and Soviet naval flags and orange-black flags made of the St. George's Ribbons, a well-known Russian symbol of military valor, during a rally in support of ethnic Russians in Ukraine  in central Moscow, on March 10, 2014. Ukraine sought today urgent Western backing after Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted that Crimea had the right to join his country even while hinting at a readiness for dialogue.

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Pro-Kremlin activists hold Russian national, Russian and Soviet naval flags and orange-black flags made of the St George’s Ribbons, a well-known Russian symbol of military valor, during a rally in support of ethnic Russians in Ukraine in central Moscow, on Monday.

Brazilian natives demonstrate in front of the National Congress in Brasilia on October 3, 2013. Indigenous people from several ethnic groups concentrate in the Brazilian capital to demand more support from the federal government during the National Indigenous Mobilization Week.

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Brazilian natives demonstrate in front of the National Congress in Brasilia on Thursday. Indigenous people from several ethnic groups gathered in Brazil’s capital to demand more support from the federal government during the National Indigenous Mobilization week.

To go with Malaysia-politics-economy-rac...To go with Malaysia-politics-economy-race,FOCUS by Dan Martin  A man (C) opens a bus door through within a poster showing the Malaysia ethnic communities with traditional dress in Kuala Lumpur on September 25, 2013. The Malaysian government's new measures to benefit the Malay majority are angering the multi-ethnic nation's other races and raising fears they could accelerate a "brain drain" of talent heading overseas. AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFANMOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images

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A man opens a bus door within a poster showing the Malaysia ethnic communities with traditional dress in Kuala Lumpur. The Malaysian government’s new measures to benefit the Malay majority are angering the multi-ethnic nation. Read more

Citizens of the Bosnian capital Sarajevo, gather and light candles in front of the Bosnian government building, late on Sunday. Bosnians spontaneously continued the protests against authorities' failure to overcome inter-ethnic bickering and fill in a legal vacuum which prevents all children born since February to acquire personal documents. Protestors demand the government to pass the law necessary to continue issuing Personal Identification Numbers for those born after February 1, 2013.   The protests were sparked by the case of a three-month-old baby girl who could not be sent to Germany for medical treatment as her parents were unable to obtain a passport for her.

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Citizens of Sarajevo gather and light candles in front of the Bosnian government building, early on Monday. Read more