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Putin orders partial withdrawal of troops from border with Ukraine

AsiaPutin orders partial withdrawal of troops from border with Ukraine

Putin orders partial withdrawal of troops from border with Ukraine

BERLIN: The Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a partial withdrawal of troops from the border with Ukraine.

The president informed about this decision in a telephonic conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the German sources said.

Thousands of Russian soldiers are still said to be deployed along the border.

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Earlier, Ukraine condemned a visit to Crimea by Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and a delegation of government ministers.

In a statement, a foreign ministry spokesman in Kiev said that the highest-level trip to the Black Sea peninsula by officials from Moscow was a sheer violation of international rules.

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