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On Sunday, the RIA news agency quoted Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying that the “liberation” of Donbass in eastern Ukraine is an “unconditional priority” for Moscow, while other Ukrainian regions can decide their own fate.
“The liberation of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, which are recognized by the Russian Federation as independent states, is an unconditional priority,” RIA news agency reported, according to RIA news agency.
As for the rest of Ukraine, he added, “people have to decide their fate in those areas.”
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