Ukraine rebels pull back from independence demands at cease-fire talks

September 2, 2014 3:51 AM

29 0

Ukraine rebels pull back from independence demands at cease-fire talks

September 1, 2014: Pro-Russian rebel leaders from Eastern Ukraine Andrei Purgin, left, and Alexey Karyakin walk in Minsk, Belarus. (AP Photo/Dmitry Brushko)

MOSCOW – Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy -- a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.

Also read: Isiah Thomas trolls Michael Jordan after Indiana beats UNC

Read more

To category page

Loading...