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Russia poised to invade Ukraine as troops take Crimea

By Agence France-Presse
Saturday, March 1, 2014 9:56 EDT
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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin adjusts his sunglasses (AFP)
 
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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday submitted a request to the upper house of parliament asking approval for the use of Russian troops in Ukraine, the Kremlin said. “In connection with the extraordinary situation in Ukraine and the threat to…

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