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Majority of Ukrainians would trade Donbass for peace

by Systematic

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People walk under a destroyed railroad bridge over a main road leading into the east Ukraine city of Donetsk on Monday, July 7, 2014. (AP / Dmitry Lovetsky)

According to a poll, 61.8 percent of respondents believe that Kiev’s main goal should be to stop the war, even if Ukraine loses Donbass.

More than 50 percent of Ukrainians would prefer that their country abandon the Donbass region in order to stop the ongoing military conflict.

According to a poll conducted by the survey agency Sophia, 61.8 percent of respondents believe that Kiev’s main goal should be to stop the war, even if Ukraine loses Donbass. Another 15.3 percent are not sure what to think on the issue. […]

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