UPDATE 4-Russia's Putin renounces right to send troops to Ukraine

June 24, 2014 7:27 PM

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* Ceasefire in peril as rebels down Ukrainian helicopter (Adds Poroshenko threatening to curtail ceasefire, paragraph 5)

MOSCOW/VIENNA, June 24 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin asked Russia's upper house on Tuesday to revoke the right it had granted him to order a military intervention in Ukraine in defence of Russian-speakers there.

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