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A Russian opposition leader, Sergei Mironov, said on Nov. 25 that his party had submitted a bill to the Russian parliament on holding to account anyone who denies that the 1915 killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire “was genocide.”
Crimeans voted overwhelmingly to break with Ukraine and join Russia. According to Russian state media, 93 percent backed annexation and turnout was over 80 percent
Pro-Moscow lawmakers in Crimea voted for independence from Ukraine on Tuesday in a precursor to a referendum this weekend for the region to become part of Russia.
KIEV - Agence France-Presse
Ukraine's defence minister said his forces in Crimea had reached a temporary truce with Russia aimed at easing tensions surrounding the Black Sea peninsula's high-stakes secession referendum.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
A former Russian finance minister and one-time close confidante of Vladimir Putin said the country's already-troubled economy could be in serious difficulty if the West imposes sanctions over Crimea.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine - Agence France-Presse
People in Crimea took to the polls on Sunday for a referendum on breaking away from Ukraine to join Russia
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia - Agence France-Presse
Ousted Ukrainian leader Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday said that he was still the country's legitimate president and commander-in-chief, saying he believed he would be able to return to Kiev soon.
Merkel warned Russia of "massive" long-term damage to its economic and political interests if it continued to violate international law with its seizure of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula.
President Vladimir Putin has told Western leaders that the government of Crimea, which wants to hold a referendum on joining Russia, is a legitimate body
KUALA LUMPUR - Agence France-Presse
Malaysia on Thursday denied a media report that its missing airliner flew on for hours after last making contact
The chief editor of one of Russia's oldest and most popular news websites, Lenta.ru, was summarily dismissed
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