Kiev to east Ukraine: Rebel vote for self-rule would be catastrophe (9)

Japan Times 2014.05.10 18:39
Reuters MARIUPOL/SLAVIANSK, UKRAINE - Ukrainian acting President Oleksandr Turchynov told eastern regions gripped by a pro-Russian uprising that they would be courting catastrophe if they voted "yes" in a separatist referendum on Sunday. Turchynov, who deems the vote in the Russian-speaking Donetsk and Luhansk regions illegal, urged the population to accept "round table" talks on greater autonomy.
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