IOL 2014.05.23 21:32
Ukrainian soldiers look at charred APCs at a gunfight site near the village
of Blahodatne, eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
St Petersburg, Russia - Russia will recognize the outcome of Ukraine's
presidential vote this weekend, President Vladimir Putin promised Friday,
voicing hope that Ukraine's new leader would halt the military operation
against separatists in the east.
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