Meanwhile, in Ukraine

Matthew Champion@matthewchampion
Sunday 31 August 2014 18:10
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In a shooting range in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, images of Vladimir Putin are target practice.

More than 740 miles away in St Petersburg, meanwhile, the same picture adorns T-shirts on sale in a gift shop.

The image was previously featured by Time magazine when it named the Russian president its person of the year in 2007.

European leaders have warned Moscow it has a week to change course on Ukraine before a new raft of sanctions are announced, while Putin wants "statehood" to be on the table for war-torn eastern Ukraine.

(Pictures: Reuters/AFP/Getty)

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