• Putin Finally Admits To Sending Troops To Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday...

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    • Separatists take armoured vehicles, humiliating Ukraine forces

      By Gabriela Baczynska and Thomas Grove KRAMATORSK/SLAVIANSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Separatists flew the Russian flag on armoured vehicles taken from the Ukrainian army on Wednesday, humiliating a Kiev government operation to recapture eastern towns controlled by pro-Moscow partisans. Six armoured…

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      • U.N. finds fear-mongering by Russian speakers in Ukraine

        By Tom Miles and Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Ethnic Russians in eastern Ukraine have falsely claimed to be under assault to justify Russian intervention, the U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday as it warned that such propaganda could affect Ukraine's presidential election next month.…

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        • For east Ukraine, Kremlin adapts Crimea playbook

          By Thomas Grove SLAVIANSK Ukraine (Reuters) - There are important differences between Russia's intervention in Crimea and the events unfolding this week in eastern Ukraine which suggest Moscow has adapted its Crimea playbook and may be pursuing a different outcome. Unlike the Black Sea peninsula,…

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