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Obama and Putin spar as rebels battle in Ukraine

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President Barack Obama Wednesday condemned Russia's "dark tactics" and bullying in Ukraine and President Vladimir Putin hit back at American "aggression," as new venom deepened the worst US-Russia clash in decades. 

US President Barack Obama and Ukraine's President-elect Petro Poroshenko meet in Warsaw, Poland, on June 4, 2014

Obama met Ukraine's president-elect Petro Poroshenko in Warsaw and promised years of US support, then blasted Russia and vowed to protect ex-Soviet states in NATO in a hawkish speech marking 25 years of Polish democracy.

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