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May 7, 2014 4:25 PM

Putin’s claim Russia has pulled troops from Ukraine border viewed skeptically in D.C., Kiev

After two months of piling pressure on the Ukrainian government, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday appeared to strike a conciliatory tone, calling on pro-Russia separatists to cancel a referendum on autonomy they’d set for Sunday and insisting that Russian troops have pulled away from Ukraine’s eastern border.

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