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West to Putin: Prove commitment to Ukraine peace

27 Jun 2014 9:38 AM | Anonymous

 The Kremlin on Wednesday renounced the right to send troops into Ukraine and voiced support for a peace plan, but the West said Russia must do much more to stop the fighting in eastern Ukraine if it wants to avoid a new, more crippling round of sanctions. A cease-fire, already fragile, is set to expire Friday, the same day that Ukraine signs a pivotal economic agreement with the European Union and the day that the EU and U.S. may consider further punitive measures against Russia. After months of upheaval, this much is clear: The West appears to accept that it can do nothing about Russia's annexation of Crimea, while Moscow seems resigned to Ukraine signing the sweeping trade pact that will bind the country more closely to the EU.    Yahoo News.  Read More

 

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