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Merkel Visits Kyiv for Crisis Talks; Russian Aid Convoy Leaves

Western monitors say the Russian aid convoy that crossed into Ukraine Friday has gone back to Russia, easing international tensions as German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Ukraine's capital voicing renewed hopes for peace. More than 200 white trucks left Ukraine Saturday, after making a stop in the city of Luhansk, which is occupied by pro-Russian separatists. The unauthorized Russian convoy rankled officials in Ukraine, who said they were only able to inspect a few of the...

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