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Ukraine MPs fail to strike constitution deal

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Ukrainian lawmakers failed to agree on curbing the president's powers at a stormy debate on Tuesday as the EU's foreign policy chief flew in to bolster international pressure to end the two-month crisis. 

An anti-government protester shout slogans at Kiev's Maidan square on February 4, 2014

Catherine Ashton dined with opposition leaders and on Wednesday was to meet with President Viktor Yanukovych, who a senior lawmaker said was considering calling early elections to resolve the deadly stand-off.

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