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Ashton to meet Ukraine leader in fresh push to resolve crisis

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EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton was set Wednesday to meet Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych amid opposition accusations the embattled leader was dragging his feet over proposals to resolve a crisis. 

An anti-government protester uses binoculars to look at police troops at a barricade on Grushevsky street in Kiev, on February 4, 2014

In a fresh bid to try to overcome the two-month stalemate between the government and the opposition, parliament was to debate constitutional amendments to curb presidential powers.

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