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Vice News - Poroshenko’s Promises of Safety and Peace Ring Hollow in Eastern Ukraine

[font size="2"] (OP comment: Vice news reports seem to be taking a turn; This is a report you will not see on the mainstream media.)


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Both the pro-Russian forces and the Ukrainian military operating in the city have sought to limit press access in the area as part of a jostle to win what is seen as an informational war.

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[font size="3"]Poroshenko’s Promises of Safety and Peace Ring Hollow in Eastern Ukraine[/font]

By Harriet Salem
June 7, 2014 | Vice News

Today, Ukraine’s new president, Petro Poroshenko, took the reins of power with a powerful speech promising to bring the crisis-ridden country “lasting peace” and a “guarantee [of] reliable safety."

"I do not want war, I am not seeking revenge, even though I can see before my eyes the great sacrifices made by the Ukrainian people. I am seeking peace and will achieve Ukraine's unity. This is why I am starting my work by proposing a peace plan," he said.

Officials from across Europe, Washington, and Moscow attending the ceremony in Kiev offered their applause to the new president.

Full Story at Vice News: https://news.vice.com/article/poroshenkos-promises-of-safety-and-peace-ring-hollow-in-eastern-ukraine
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