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Putin Meets Ukrainian Paralympic Chief Amid Crimea Crisis

Russian President Vladimir Putin met the head of Ukraine's Paralympic committee on Saturday, a day before the Games' closing ceremony and a referendum in the Ukrainian region of Crimea on whether to become part of Russia. Ukrainian Paralympic committee head Valeriy Sushkevich told Reuters after the meeting that it was “profound, long and substantive,” but declined to give further comment. Earlier on Saturday Sushkevich had said he regarded the Crimean referendum as...

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