Ukraine Leader Calls 'Truce' Amid Threat Of EU Sanctions

A truce of sorts has been declared in Ukraine, but protests continue.
Ukraine Leader Calls 'Truce' Amid Threat Of EU Sanctions

Via AFP:

Ukraine's embattled leader announced a "truce" with the opposition as he prepared to get grilled by visiting EU diplomats Thursday over clashes that killed 26 and left the government facing diplomatic isolation.

US President Barack Obama warned starkly of "consequences" after apocalyptic scenes on Tuesday saw violent pitch battles that left parts of Kiev's historic city centre engulfed in flames.

Obama said he held President Viktor Yanukovych's pro-Russian government responsible for ensuring that Ukrainians could protest "without fear of repression".

Yanukovych responded to the mount...

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