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Ukraine leader claims peace plan support

MINSK, Belarus – The Interfax news agency is quoting Ukraine’s president as saying the leaders he met with in Minsk, which included Russian President Vladimir Putin, support his peace plan.

But there were no indications that the support foretold a quick end to the fighting in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russia separatists and Ukrainian forces.

Putin, whose country is accused by Kiev and the West of arming and supporting the rebels, said separately Tuesday that he...

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