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UN: Russian ambassador says military protecting base in Crimea00:21

UN: Russian ambassador says military protecting base in Crimea

United Nations, New York City
March 1, 2014 at 00:16 GMT +00:00 · Published

USA: Russian ambassador says military protecting base in Crimea

Russian ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, explained the presence of Russian forces within the borders of Ukraine as coming within the boundaries defined by the treaty between the two nations establishing the Russian naval base in Sevastopol.

Speaking after a Security Council hearing, Ukrainian ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev said that Russia had deployed additional forces into Ukraine, something he agreed constituted an act of aggression.

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USA: Russian ambassador says military protecting base in Crimea

Russian ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, explained the presence of Russian forces within the borders of Ukraine as coming within the boundaries defined by the treaty between the two nations establishing the Russian naval base in Sevastopol.

Speaking after a Security Council hearing, Ukrainian ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev said that Russia had deployed additional forces into Ukraine, something he agreed constituted an act of aggression.