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Latest News Wires Is Ukraine peace pact unraveling?

Pro-Moscow separatist gunmen showing no sign of surrendering government buildings they have seized. US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kiev on Monday offering new technical support to the Ukrainian government to implement energy and economic reforms.

By Richard Balmforth and Aleksandar VasovicReuters / April 21, 2014

An agreement reached last week to avert wider conflict in Ukraine was faltering as the new week began, with pro-Moscow separatist gunmen showing no sign of surrendering government buildings they have seized.
Washington says it will hold Moscow responsible and impose new economic sanctions if the separatists do not clear out of government buildings they have occupied across swathes of eastern Ukraine over the past two weeks. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kiev Monday.