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Russian Parliament Approves Use of Troops in Ukraine's Crimea Region

The Russian parliament has approved President Vladimir Putin's request to use the Russian military in Ukraine's Crimea region, further raising tensions between the neighbors.Saturday's vote made official what Ukraine's newly-established interim government has described as an ongoing deployment of Russian troops in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea.Russia's upper house of parliament also recommended that President Putin recall Moscow's ambassador from the United...

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