6 March 2015 Last updated at 03:03

Lawmakers urge Obama to arm Ukraine

Senior figures in Congress urge the US president to send lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against pro-Russian rebels.


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Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko says she has agreed to end her 83-day hunger strike and follow doctors' advice to eat chicken broth.

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