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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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Serry leaves amid chants from pro-Russia protesters

UN special envoy Robert Serry left a coffee shop in Crimea amid loud chants from pro-Russia protesters in the region.

Mr Serry was forced to abandon his trip to the region after being confronted by armed men.

The UN representative sheltered in a coffee shop with ITV News' Europe Editor James Mates after refusing to leave with the group.

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