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Ukraine compromise ideas rejected, firm warnings on separatism

Ukraine’s central government moved firmly to quash talk of separatism in the Russian-speaking east of the country, but the nation remained deadlocked over disputed presidential elections as compromise proposals failed to gain any apparent traction.As the state’s judicial and legislative branches deliberated on pro-Western opposition charges that recent presidential elections were rigged, the pro-Russian candidate and current prime minister, Viktor Yanukovich, floated two proposals for resolving the nine-day-old crisis. He said if his preliminary victory were upheld he would offer the post of prime minister to his challenger, Viktor Yushchenko. And if the November 21 ballot were ruled too flawed to stand, he would support a repeat election, provided neither he nor Yushchenko were candidates again.Full Story

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