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Russian President Vladimir Putin was expected to make a televised address, state media said Monday evening, shortly after he met with security officials and said a decision would be taken “today” on recognising Ukraine separatists.

“Urgent. Putin to make address soon,” read a banner on the state-run news channel Rossiya-24, shortly after the meeting with security officials and appeals from separatist leaders for official recognition earlier in the day.

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