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Ukraine's President Vows to Take Back East from Pro-Russia Rebelsi
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Daniel Schearf
July 09, 2014 7:30 PM
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has visited troops in the eastern part of the country where the military forced out pro-Russia rebels. While the two sides prepare for what could be a final battle, Moscow and Kyiv say a negotiated ceasefire is still possible - though some political analysts say Russia's strategic objective is to prolong the conflict. More from VOA's Daniel Schearf in Moscow.

Ukraine's President Vows to Take Back East from Pro-Russia Rebels

Daniel Schearf

Published July 09, 2014

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has visited troops in the eastern part of the country where the military forced out pro-Russia rebels. While the two sides prepare for what could be a final battle, Moscow and Kyiv say a negotiated ceasefire is still possible - though some political analysts say Russia's strategic objective is to prolong the conflict. More from VOA's Daniel Schearf in Moscow.


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by: alexander the great from: usa
July 11, 2014 11:50 AM
The Ukraine needs to be in Two division, i.e, pro-EU division and pro-Russia division as independent regions under the Ukraine to stop the killing each other. The border should be the river running in the middle of it.