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Ukraine Opposition Leader Launches Hunger Strike

Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko has begun an indefinite hunger strike in a bid to force the Ukrainian government to sign a landmark trade agreement with the European Union. Tymoshenko announced on Monday she would go on hunger strike after President Viktor Yanukovych announced he is scrapping plans for the agreement, calling the decision "difficult, but unavoidable." He said the Ukrainian government will instead focus on trade ties with Russia. The E.U. pact was...

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