Russian president boosts ties on visit to Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine - (AP) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visited Ukraine on Monday, where he oversaw the signing of several cooperation deals with the new Moscow-friendly leadership.

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has advocated stronger ties with Russia, reversing his predecessor's attempts to decrease the Kremlin's influence.

Yanukovych said after the talks that the two nations ...

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