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Jan 21, 2015

Russia’s new peace proposal for Ukraine is ‘occupation plan’: U.S.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s new peace proposal for Ukraine is little more than a blueprint for military occupation to secure territory seized by Moscow-backed rebels, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations said on Wednesday.

“The plan would seek to legitimize territorial gains made by separatists in September as well as Russian personnel and equipment on the territory of Ukraine,” U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power told the U.N. Security Council.

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U.N. rights chief slams Myanmar monk for ‘sexist’ remarks

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – (Editors note: The third and fourth paragraphs contain language that some readers may find offensive.)

United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein sharply criticized a prominent Myanmar monk on Wednesday for what he said were sexist and abusive public comments about a U.N. special rapporteur.

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      "I am Reuters' United Nations bureau chief based in New York. My previous postings were in Berlin, Vienna, Hong Kong and Prague. I have reported from Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the United States."
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