Ukraine rebel areas to get special status, says president

(AGI) Kiev, Sept 10 - A bill is to be introduced to givespecial status to some areas of the rebel controlled Donetskand Lugansk regions, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko said onWednesday. However, the protocol in the peace plan signed inMinsk on Friday makes no reference to federalism or thetransfer of Ukrainian territory, he pointed out. . .

(AGI) Kiev, Sept 10 - A bill is to be introduced to givespecial status to some areas of the rebel controlled Donetskand Lugansk regions, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko said onWednesday. However, the protocol in the peace plan signed inMinsk on Friday makes no reference to federalism or thetransfer of Ukrainian territory, he pointed out. . .