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Ukraine accord looks fragile

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KIEV -- Ukraine's opposition leaders signed a deal on Friday with the president and European and Russian mediators for early elections and a new government in hopes of ending a deadly political crisis. 

It could be a breakthrough in a months-long crisis over Ukraine's future and identity that worsened sharply this week and left scores dead in the worst violence in Ukraine's history as an independent country.

A key question is whether the thousands of protesters camped out in Kiev will heed it.

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