Ukraine, France, Germany urge Putin not to recognise rebel polls: Kiev

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks to media in a polling station in Kiev on October 26, 2014, during Ukraine's parliamentary electionsThe leaders of Ukraine, Germany and France on Friday urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to not recognise leadership polls that pro-Russian separatists are planning to hold at the weekend in eastern Ukraine. “Ukraine, Germany and France expressed a common and clear position that they do not recognise the polls planned by separatists… and urged Russia not to recognise these elections,” a statement by the Ukrainian presidency said.

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