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It describes how the meeting's attendees did not just focus on humanitarian assistance, but rather served as a sort of shadow government.In exchange, the Kremlin has pledged to support – but only after the constitution is changed – Ukraine's national government in its reassertion of control over those regions, as well as over its border with Russia.Russia has offered to use what it calls its "limited influence" to persuade the rebel governments to cooperate. If, however, Russia is actually in full control of the separatist regions and is actively integrating them into its economy, as the document obtained by Bild suggests, the Kremlin can no longer be considered an outside party, attempting to influence an uncooperative ally. Instead, it would be clear that the leaders of the breakaway regions are, at best, puppets, and that the true parties to the negotiation are Russia and Ukraine.Bild has already proved that it can do serious investigative work, such as exposing how Russia propped up the Donbas region's economy after it broke away, paying salaries and pensions and funding job-creation efforts.
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