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Putin Signs Treaty Making Crimean Peninsula Part of Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a treaty to make Ukraine's Crimea part of Russia, angering the United States and European Union.Mr. Putin Tuesday signed the document with the prime minister of Crimea's regional government , the speaker of its parliament, and the mayor of the city of Sevastopol , where Russia's Black Sea fleet is based. Earlier, Mr. Putin told the Russian parliament that Crimea has always been an "inalienable" part of Russia. He said...

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