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US urges Ukraine to show 'restraint' in rebel region

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The United States on Thursday urged ally Ukraine to show restraint to minimize civilian deaths as its forces advanced on pro-Russian rebels.

"We've stressed the importance of showing restraint to minimize casualties among the civilian... population," State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf told reporters.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140814/us-urges-ukraine-show-restraint-rebel-region