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EU Calls For Ukraine Elections, Shies Away From Sanctionsi
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February 11, 2014 3:07 AM
The European Union is calling for the formation of a new government in Ukraine, to be followed by free and fair presidential elections - but has stopped short of calling for sanctions. Anti-government protests erupted in November after President Viktor Yanukovych backed out of signing a trade deal with the European Union. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.

EU Calls For Ukraine Elections, Shies Away From Sanctions

Published February 10, 2014

The European Union is calling for the formation of a new government in Ukraine, to be followed by free and fair presidential elections - but has stopped short of calling for sanctions. Anti-government protests erupted in November after President Viktor Yanukovych backed out of signing a trade deal with the European Union. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.


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