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White House Urges Yanukovich to "Deescalate Immediately" Situation in Ukraine

The United States is appalled by the violence in Kiev and urges Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich to restart a dialogue with opposition leaders, White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Tuesday. "We continue to condemn street violence and excessive use of force by either side. Force will not resolve the crisis," Carney told a briefing.

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