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Referendum 'no different to Scotland', Crimea minister says

Crimea's new information minister has told ITV News that the planned referendum on Sunday is no different to the situation in Scotland and Catalonia.

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Ukraine PM to travel to US to discuss Crimea

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk has said he will go to the US this week to discuss the standoff with Russia over Ukraine's southern region of Crimea.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk. Credit: Reuters

"I am going to the United states to hold top-level meetings on resolving the situation unfolding in our bilateral and multilateral relations," Yatseniuk said.

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