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Poland's Tusk denies claim on partition offer


Associated Press

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's former prime minister, Donald Tusk, has denied that Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that Russia and Poland carve up Ukraine. That...full story
updated 2014-10-24 03:01 PM
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Poland's Tusk denies claim on partition offer

Associated Press

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2014-10-24 03:01 PM

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BC-AP Americas Digest

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