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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Ukraine set to launch dialogue under OSCE plan

Supporters of the Donetsk People's Republic, stand guard in front of regional administration building in Donetsk, Ukraine. The self-declared People's Republic of Donetsk on 12 May had asked to leave Ukraine and join the Russian Federation, a day after a hastily arranged secession referendum that has been declared illegal by Western governments.