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Breakthrough in Ukraine-Russia peace talks as Kyiv agrees to Donbass elections

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has agreed to special status for Donbass and to hold elections in the separatist-controlled eastern region — a breakthrough in talks to end the five-year conflict. The Kremlin said on Wednesday that it dropped its opposition to the move, according to the RIA news agency, It opens the way to the first international summit in three years being convened on ending fighting in east Ukraine. “Today,…