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26th Aug 2016

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Russia calls for 'ceasefire', 'statehood' in east Ukraine

Russian FM Lavrov has called for Ukrainian troops to stop fighting pro-Russia rebels as a precondition for new peace talks, due in Minsk on Monday. Russian leader Putin Sunday said talks should consider "statehood" for the self-declared separatist republics in east and south Ukraine - a red line for Kiev.

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