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Ukraine President cancels trip over protests in eastern Ukraine

Published on Apr 7, 2014 12:51 AM
 

KIEV (REUTERS) - Ukraine's acting president Oleksander Turchinov has cancelled a trip to Lithuania scheduled for Monday to deal with protests in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian protesters seized a regional government building and state security offices, the parliamentary press service said on Sunday.

The statement said Mr Turchinov was holding an emergency meeting with the heads of security services.