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Ukraine Restores Military Draft as Pro-Russian Pressure Mounts in East

Ukraine has restored military conscription to deal with increasingly violent pro-Russian separatists who have seized buildings in about a dozen cities in Ukraine's Russian-speaking east.Interim President Oleksandr Turchynov signed the conscription decree Thursday, just hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded that Ukraine withdraw all military personnel from the troubled region near the Russian border. Mr. Putin made the demand in a phone conversation with German Chancellor...

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