Putin: Troops left Ukraine border

U.S., NATO say there’s no evidence of Russian pullback

Posted: May 8, 2014 at 5:47 a.m.

A pro-Russian demonstrator in a police helmet shouts outside the regional interior ministry building Wednesday in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia has pulled back its troops from the Ukrainian border and called for Sunday's referendum on autonomy in Ukraine's restive east to be postponed.

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