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Newsline: Moscow to name land outside British embassy after separatist republic in eastern Ukraine

A strip of land outside the British Embassy in Moscow will be named after the self-proclaimed separatist Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) in eastern Ukraine following an online poll, the city administration said in a statement on its website. (https://news.yahoo.com/moscow-name-land-outside-british-142449284.html) Last month, an intersection near the U.S. embassy was named “Donetsk People’s Republic Square” after another Russian-backed breakaway state in Ukraine, also recognised only by Russia and Syria. The United States and Britain have been among the biggest critics of Russia’s actions in Ukraine.

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