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Kremlin says fears Ukrainian side could restart civil war in eastern Ukraine – Metro US

Kremlin says fears Ukrainian side could restart civil war in eastern Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting outside Moscow
Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting outside Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Wednesday it was worried by the situation in eastern Ukraine, fearing the Ukrainian side could do something that would restart a civil war there.

President Vladimir Putin late on Tuesday accused Ukraine of provoking armed confrontation with pro-Russian separatists and failing to honour earlier agreements over its wartorn east, during a telephone call with France and Germany’s leaders.

(Reporting by Dmitry Antonov; Writing by Alexander Marrow; Editing by Catherine Evans)

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