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Ukraine's president extends truce for the east

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has extended a week-long ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists in the east for another three days.

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Ukraine: 'Attempted terrorist' attack on gas pipeline

An explosion at a transit pipeline in central Ukraine has not cut Russian gas exports to Europe as the fuel is flowing through a parallel pipe, a source at Russia's top natural gas producer Gazprom has said.

"Exports have not been cut. There is a parallel pipeline, the source told Reuters

Ukraine's Energy Ministry suggested that the explosion on the main pipeline carrying Russian gas through Ukraine to the rest of Europe could have been a "terrorist attack".

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