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Live Blog: Ukraine In Crisis

A Ukrainian serviceman fires a machine gun at his position on the front line in the industrial zone of the government-held town of Avdiyivka on December 14.


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-- Ukraine’s prosecutor-general says opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili will likely be extradited to Georgia, where he is wanted on charges linked to when he was that country's president.

-- Russia has hit back at a decision by leaders of the European Union to extend for another six months the economic sanctions imposed on Moscow over its "destabilizing" actions in Ukraine.

-- European Union leaders have agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia for six months over Moscow's aggressive actions in Ukraine.

*NOTE: Times are stated according to local time in Kyiv (GMT +2)

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This ends our live blogging for December 16. Be sure to check back tomorrow for our continuing coverage.

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At the Saakashvili supporters' protest camp:

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