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Russia Vetos U.N. Measure on Crimea Referendum, China Abstains

The U.N. Security Council has failed to adopt a resolution that would have urged countries not to recognize the results of a Sunday referendum in Ukraine's Crimea region. Russia, as expected, voted against the measure while China abstained. The 13 other Security Council members voted in favor of the resolution. China's decision to decline to follow Russia and veto the measure could indicate further isolation for Moscow in its support of the Crimean referendum.The referendum gives...

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