Fighting strains Ukraine ceasefire, Putin urges dialogue

June 22nd, 2014  
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Topic: Fighting strains Ukraine ceasefire, Putin urges dialogue

MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Fighting flared between Ukrainian and pro-Moscow separatist forces, both sides reported on Sunday, further straining a unilateral ceasefire declared by Ukraine as Russian President Vladimir Putin pressed Kiev to talk to the rebels. Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, at separate ceremonies marking the anniversary of Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union, both stressed the need to bring peace to Ukraine's rebellious east.


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