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Ukraine crisis: Poroshenko orders troops to key cities

Ukrainian army reinforcements have been ordered to key southern and eastern cities in case of a new rebel offensive, President Petro Poroshenko has confirmed.

The move follows disputed polls in the rebel-held areas of Donetsk and Luhansk, which both the Ukrainian administration and its Western allies have condemned.

Mr Poroshenko has also proposed scrapping a law that gives special status to Donetsk and Luhansk.

David Stern reports from Kiev.

  • 05 Nov 2014
  • From the section Europe
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