The Jakarta Post 2014.05.18 04:49
Nataliya Vasilyeva, The Associated Press, Kiev, Ukraine
Lawmakers and officials from eastern Ukraine on Saturday poured criticism
on the fledging central government, accusing it of ignoring legitimate
grievances of the regions which have been overrun by pro-Russia militia
fighting for independence.
One eastern leader said last weekend's unofficial referendum in favor of
independence "expressed the will of the people."
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