Pro-Russia militants raise flags in east Ukraine, risk of 'gas war' looms

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By Pavel Polityuk and Conor Humphries KIEV (Reuters) - Pro-Russian militants raised their flags over official buildings in two eastern Ukrainian cities on Saturday, deepening a stand-off with Moscow which, Kiev warned, was dragging Europe closer to a "gas war" that could disrupt supplies across the continent. At least 20 men armed with pistols and rifles took over the police station and a security services headquarters in Slaviansk, about 150 km (90 miles) from the border with Russia.