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Fighting in south Ukraine amid Minsk peace talks

05.09.14 @ 13:18

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Nato officials say there is "heavy fighting" between Russian and Ukrainian troops near the Ukrainian city of Mariupol Friday. The violence comes despite a meeting of Russian, Ukrainian, and pro-Russia rebel delegates in Minsk the same day, with an EU sanctions decision hanging on the outcome of the Minsk talks.