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Parliamentary coalition in Ukraine shows cracks

The Ukrainian parliament majority showed cracks on Tuesday after a right-wing party said it was exiting the coalition over a measure to give more powers to Ukrainian regions, including the rebel-held east. The announcement from the Radical Party of Oleh Lyashko, which came in fifth in last year's election, came on the day that two more National Guard officers died from injuries suffered in a grenade explosion, bringing the death toll to three from Monday's clashes between nationalists and police outside Ukraine's parliament. About 140 people were hospitalized following the violence, most of them law enforcement officers, the Interior Ministry said. Most of the 100 violent...

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