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Lavrov: Crimea Troops Protecting Russian Citizens

Russia's foreign minister defended the increasing presence of his country's troops in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, ahead of a meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who is hoping to prevent a further escalation in the region. Sergei Lavrov said Monday that the use of Russian troops in Crimea is necessary "until the normalization of the political situation" in Crimea.  He spoke at the opening of the U.N. Human Rights Council session in Geneva and said...

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