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Russia Vetoes UN Crimea Resolution, China Abstains

Russia has vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution urging countries not to recognize the results of this Sunday's referendum on whether Crimea breaks away from Ukraine to join Russia. Russia was the only member to vote against the measure Saturday. Thirteen other members voted for it while China abstained, saying the resolution would lead to confrontation and complications. The resolution would have affirmed Ukrainian sovereignty by declaring that the referendum has "no...

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