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Russia tables new UN resolution for ceasefire and talks in Ukraine
Tuesday, 17 June 2014 06:17

Ambassador warns of humanitarian crisis in country's east, but faces struggle to win support from sceptical opponents

Russia has circulated a new UN resolution on Ukraine in a fresh effort to get the deeply divided security council to address the worsening humanitarian situation and escalating conflict in the east between the government and separatist fighters.

Russia's UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin said in New York on Monday the new resolution included parts of two earlier resolutions it circulated this month which called for humanitarian aid, a ceasefire, and a national dialogue in Ukraine.

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source: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/17/russia-un-resolution-ceasefire-talks-ukraine

 

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