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Envoy forced to end Crimea trip after being trapped by militia

ITV News' James Mates was with the United Nations special envoy Robert Serry as he agreed to end his mission to Crimea after he refused to go with a group of men who blocked his car and then local militia refused to let him leave a coffee shop.

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UN: Representative was threatened but not kidnapped

Deputy UN Secretary General Jan Eliasson has denied reports that diplomat Robert Serry was kidnapped, but claimed he was threatened in Ukraine's Crimea region.

The Ukrainian foreign ministry had earlier claimed that Serry was seized by armed men in Simferopol, Crimea.

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