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The Ukrainian parliament ratified on Thursday an agreement on the demarcation of the Russian-Ukrainian border.

A total of 347 lawmakers out of the 425 registered at the parliamentary session voted in favor of the agreement, with 266 votes required for the document’s ratification.

Russia and Ukraine signed an agreement to define the border during President Dmitry Medvedev’s visit to Ukraine in May, sparking fierce criticism from Ukraine’s opposition.

The agreement on the issue, which is crucial for the potential introduction of visa-free travel for Ukrainians to the European Union, was signed by the Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers on May 17. (Link for rest of the story)

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