(Worthy News) - The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken to German Chancellor Angela Merkel to explain Russia's decision to withdraw its military observers from a joint group monitoring the truce in eastern Ukraine.
Putin said the Russian move announced earlier this week had been prompted by "restrictions and provocations" by Ukrainian authorities that made it hard for Russian officers to perform their duties.
Ukraine has criticized Moscow's decision, saying it could fuel hostilities. [ Source: Fox News (Read More...) ]
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