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Russia lambasts U.N. report on rights in Ukraine

16 May 2014 5:34 PM | Anonymous
 Russia criticised a U.N. report on human rights in Ukraine on Friday, saying it lacked any semblance of objectivity, and accused its authors of following "political orders" to whitewash the pro-Western leadership. The Foreign Ministry said the report demonised pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine while ignoring "the crudest violations of human rights by the self-proclaimed Kiev authorities." U.N. monitors found an alarming deterioration in the situation in the east and serious problems emerging in Crimea, which has been annexed by Russia, U.N. human rights chief Navi Pillay said in a statement accompanying the report.    REUTERS.  Read More 
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