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MOSCOW, RUSSIA (Worthy News)-- Russian President Vladimir Putin requested his lawmakers to revoke an order which authorized the use of Russian troops in Ukraine, according to the Russian media.
The latest development comes as pro-Russia insurgents in east Ukraine on Monday said they would abide by the temporary cease-fire declared last week by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. The cease-fire appeared to be largely holding.
Insurgents have declared the Donetsk and Lugansk republics in eastern Ukraine as independent.
Dmitry Peskov, Putin's spokesman, confirmed the president had requested the Federal Council rescind its March 1 resolution approving the use of military intervention in Ukraine, according to the ITAR-Tass news agency. -- Source
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