Protesters reject Putin's call (49)

The Hindu 2014.05.08 20:38
Vladimir Radyuhin Rebels in eastern Ukraine have refused to postpone a referendum on their regions' future despite a call from Russia's President Vladimir Putin. The coordinating councils of the self-proclaimed People's Republics of Donetsk and Luhansk unanimously voted on Thursday to go ahead with the vote on Sunday as planned. "The ongoing military operation by Ukrainian forces and the slaughter of
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