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New Ukrainian leader heads to high-stakes meeting with Putin

MOSCOW — For new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, a summit meeting with Russia, France and Germany marks a decisive moment in his push to end more than five years of fighting with Moscow-backed separatists in the eastern part of his country. While the Kremlin may share that objective, there are fears in Ukraine that Zelensky, a political novice, could give up too much.
Elected in April, the comic actor-turned-politician has said resolving the conflict that has killed more than 14,000 people was his chief priority. Monday’s summit in Paris, where he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first …read more

Source:: San Francisco Chronicle


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