Ukraine Lawmakers Suspend Military Cooperation With Russia

May 21, 2015 8:27 AM

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Ukraine's parliament has voted to suspend military cooperation with Russia in a long-anticipated move signaling a further break in relations between the once-close partners.

The five cooperation agreements scrapped Thursday by the Verkhovna Rada include one giving the Russian military transit rights to reach Moldova, whose territory is partly controlled by a Moscow-supported separatist government.

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