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Vladimir Putin to push ahead with annexation of Crimea

Russian president Vladimir Putin has told his parliament of Crimea's application to join Russia, and is set to be moving forward with annexing Crimea into Russia.

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Ukraine authorities live in fear of provoking Russians

With reports of Russian forces massing over the border, Ukrainian reaction to yesterday's vote has been, by necessity, pretty muted.

Angry as some are, Ukrainians don't want to do anything that might give those Russian troops an excuse to roll into Eastern Ukraine.

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