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Ukraine's Poroshenko is sworn in and sets out peace plan

7 June 2014 Last updated at 23:13 BST

Petro Poroshenko has been sworn in as president of Ukraine, setting out a plan to bring peace to the conflict-torn east of the country.

The 48-year-old business tycoon, who won the 25 May election, offered political concessions to people in the east and said he did not want war or revenge.

But pro-Russian fighters in Donetsk remain defiant, as Steve Rosenberg reports.

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