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Time for Russia to 'get out' of Ukraine: Britain

Published on Jul 21, 2014 12:30 AM

LONDON (AFP) - Britain's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said Sunday it was time for Russia to "stop interfering" and "get out of eastern Ukraine".

He added that the "sponsored war" in the region was "completely unacceptable".

Fallon said Russian President Vladimir Putin was encouraging the ethnic Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.

"They need to get out of East Ukraine and leave Ukraine to the Ukrainians," he told The Mail on Sunday newspaper.

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