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Ukraine calls on Russia to support peace plan

By The Associated Press

This article was published June 26, 2014 at 8:49 a.m.

MOSCOW — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday called on Russia to support his peace plan "with deeds, not words" as a week-long cease-fire between government troops and pro-Russian rebels is set to expire late Friday.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said they too were looking for more action from Russia ahead of a summit Friday of European Union leaders who will be reviewing their sanctions against Moscow.

More than 300 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine in the past weeks as pro-Russian insurgents fought with government forces. Ukraine last Friday announced a unilateral cease-fire with the rebels. Some rebel groups said they would observe the cease-fire as well.

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