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Ukraine EU deal in doubt as time runs down

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych attend a ceremony celebrating Navy Day in Sevastopol on July 28, 2013A planned deal between Ukraine and the EU hung in the balance Tuesday after President Viktor Yanukovych made a mysterious trip to Moscow and Kiev opened a probe against the lawyer of jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko. Tymoshenko, whose release is key to the European Union agreeing to sign the deal with Ukraine, accused Yanukovych of "kicking to death" the country's EU aspirations ahead of a crucial parliament meeting Wednesday.