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May 13, 2022 8:07 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk
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On May 13, U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin spoke for the first time since Feb. 18 with Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu to urge an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine. He stressed the importance of maintaining lines of communication, according to the Pentagon.

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