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Mr Poroshenko said he was "satisfied" with the progress on discussions about weapons, and also said he and Gen Mattis had discussed the possibility of a UN-backed armed force being sent to eastern Ukraine.
By Robert Mc Mahon, editor at the Council on Foreign Relations Introduction Ukraine’s most prolonged and deadly crisis since its post-Soviet independence began as a protest against the government dropping plans to forge closer trade ties with the European Union and has since spurred a global standoff between Russia and Western powers.
Russia has denied it is aiding the rebels but Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said there were currently 3,000 of its troops on its soil and the region of Crimea was annexed by Moscow in 2014.
In a joint press conference with Mr Poroshenko earlier on Thursday, Gen Mattis said Russia had not abided by the Minsk ceasefire agreement to end the separatist war.
The first mayor of reunited Berlin, the conservative Eberhard Diepgen, ordered its removal in late 1991, wanting to rid the city of an icon of a 'dictatorship where people were persecuted and murdered'.
"Defensive weapons are not provocative unless you are an aggressor and clearly Ukraine is not an aggressor since it is their own territory where the fighting is happening.Once upon a time, the 1.7 metre (5ft) high head was part of a Lenin statue carved from Ukrainian pink granite that towered 19 metres (62ft) above East Berlin, framed by Soviet pre-fab apartment tower blocks.The 62ft-high statue was inaugurated before 200,000 people on April 19, 1970, three days before the 100th anniversary of Lenin's birth, and stayed there for 21 years, dominating Leninplatz, the square which was named after the Bolshevik revolutionary The statue was inaugurated before 200,000 people on April 19, 1970, three days before the 100th anniversary of Lenin's birth, and stayed there for 21 years, dominating a square named after the Bolshevik revolutionary.The revolution also masked the divide between European-oriented western and central Ukraine and Russian-oriented southern and eastern Ukraine.Campaigning on a platform of closer ties with Russia, Yanukovich won the 2010 presidential election.
By 2010, Ukraine’s fifty richest people controlled nearly half of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), writes Andrew Wilson in the CFR book A reformist tide briefly crested in 2004 when the Orange Revolution, set off by a rigged presidential election, brought to the presidency Viktor Yushchenko.