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Ukrainian troops, pro-Russia rebels regroup for fight over Donetsk
Ukrainian troops, pro-Russia rebels regroup for fight over Donetsk

Ukraine's new defense minister said Tuesday that peace talks will occur only after the pro-Russia rebels holed up in the eastern cities of Donetsk and Luhansk completely disarm. "There will be no more unilateral cease-fire," Defense Minister Valery Heletey said in a statement posted on the ministry website, reflecting the emboldened posture of Ukraine's military since its troops managed to recover a handful of important rebel strongholds in recent days. While a fierce showdown appeared in the offing, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said his troops would refrain from using heavy artillery or airstrikes in Donetsk, a city of 1 million residents where the gunmen fighting to join Russia...

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