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English-language translation of Poroshenko's message to Ukraine ending ceasefire against Kremlin-backed separatists

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New Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko walks in front of the guard of honour during a ceremony of his inauguration in Kiev on June 7, 2014. Petro Poroshenko was sworn in as Ukraine's fifth post-Soviet president today, vowing to maintain the unity of his country amid a continuing crisis with Russia. Poroshenko, a 48-year-old billionaire who won the presidential election on May 25 with 54.7 percent of the vote, took the oath in the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev. AFP PHOTO / SERGEI SUPINSKY
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Editor's Note: The following is an unofficial English-language translation of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's statement on July 1 ending a unilateral 10-day ceasefire and restarting military attacks against the Kremlin-backed separatists in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.

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