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Pro-Russian militants walk to their positions to fight against Ukrainian government troops at a checkpoint blocking the major highway which links Kharkiv, outside Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, May 17, 2014.
Pro-Russian militants walk to their positions to fight against Ukrainian government troops at a checkpoint blocking the major highway which links Kharkiv, outside Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, May 17, 2014.

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Putin orders troops back from borders

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has ordered troops near the border with Ukraine to retreat back to their bases.

Putin orders troops back from borders

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has ordered troops near the border with Ukraine to retreat back to their bases.