EU gives Russia week for Ukraine pullback

Posted: August 31, 2014 at 5:59 a.m.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko talks Saturday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a European People’s Party meeting before the European Union summit in Brussels.

The European Union warned Saturday that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a point of no return, with new economic sanctions being drawn up to make Moscow reconsider its position.

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