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Pro-Russian Separatists Face Friday Deadline in Eastern Ukraine

Pro-Russian separatists occupying state buildings in eastern Ukraine face a Friday deadline imposed by Kyiv to surrender their weapons. Armed men this week stormed government buildings in Luhansk and Donetsk, demanding Ukraine allow a referendum on independence. The government has offered amnesty for those who surrender, but it has threatened to use force if the buildings are not vacated by Friday. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk heads to the region Friday to discuss the...

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