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Ukraine warns Russia against 'act of aggression' in Crimea

Ukraine's acting president has warned Russia that troop movements outside its naval base in Crimea would be seen as an "act of aggression". Armed men seized regional government headquarters and parliament and the Russian flag is flying from buildings

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Ashton: EU & Russia agree Ukraine violence must stop

Baroness Ashton - the EU foreign affairs representative - says the EU and Russia agree that violence must stop in Ukraine to ensure a stable future.

The EU foreign affairs representative Catherine Ashton. Credit: Press Association

She added that free and fair elections in Ukraine must take place in proper time, not necessarily in weeks.

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