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Ukraine orders civilian corridors in war-ravaged east

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Ukraine's new Western-backed president Tuesday ordered the creation of humanitarian corridors in the separatist east that could save civilians and advance his plan to end nearly two months of fighting by the end of the week. 

A pro-Russian militia man from the "Russian Orthodox Army" stands at a check point near the airport in Donetsk city on June 10, 2014

Petro Poroshenko's initiative meets a major demand put forward by Moscow and helps address growing concern among rights groups about Kiev's use of tanks and air power in heavily populated areas to suppress the pro-Russian insurgency.

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