Putin says Kiev should remove its troops now in east, south Ukraine (15)

Japan Times 2014.05.02 06:40
AP DONETSK, UKRAINE - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Ukraine should withdraw its military from the eastern and southern regions of the country, a statement that could bolster anti-government insurgents who are seizing buildings. Hours later, Ukraine's acting President Oleksandr Turchy-nov ordered that the military draft be renewed, citing "threats of encroachment on the
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