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Putin 'cancels Ukraine force move'

Published 24/06/2014 | 11:32

Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked Moscow's parliament to cancel a resolution which sanctions the use of military force in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)
Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked Moscow's parliament to cancel a resolution which sanctions the use of military force in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

President Vladimir Putin has asked Moscow's parliament to cancel a resolution which sanctions the use of military force in Ukraine, according to Russian news reports.

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The president's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, told news agencies that Mr Putin had written to the head of parliament's upper house asking that a March 1 request authorising the use of force in neighbouring Ukraine be withdrawn.

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