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Russia Vetoes UN Crimea Resolution, China Abstains

Russia has vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have urged countries not to recognize the results of a Sunday referendum in Ukraine's Crimea region. Russia was the only Security Council member to vote against the measure on Saturday, while China abstained. The 13 other council members backed the measure. Russian Ambassador to the U.N. Vitaly Churkin said the resolution ran counter to the principles of international law."We can not go along with its basic assumption,...

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