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Ukraine warns Moscow against Russian military movements in Crimea

Posted By admin On February 27, 2014 @ 6:26 am In Featured Stories,Tile,World News | Comments Disabled

Reuters [1]
February 27, 2014

Ukraine┬ásaid on Thursday it would regard any movements by Russian military in Crimea outside the Russian Black Sea fleet’s base in Sevastopol as an act of aggression.

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Acting President Oleksander Turchinov issued the warning in the national parliament after armed men seized the regional government and parliament buildings in Crimea, where some ethnic Russians want the region to join the Russian Federation.

Turchinov, who is also the head of Ukraine’s armed forces, appealed for Moscow to adhere to the rules of an agreement which allows Russia’s Black Sea fleet to be based in Sevastopol until 2042.

“I am appealing to the military leadership of the Russian Black Sea fleet … Any military movements, the more so if they are with weapons, beyond the boundaries of this territory (the base) will be seen by us as military aggression,” he declared.

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[4] Russian Troops Take Up Positions In Sevastopol As Ukraine Teeters On The Brink Of Civil War: http://www.prisonplanet.com/russian-troops-take-up-positions-in-sevastopol-as-ukraine-teeters-on-the-brink-of-civil-war.html

[5] Amb. Rice Warns Moscow Not to Intervene in Ukraine: http://www.prisonplanet.com/amb-rice-warns-moscow-not-to-intervene-in-ukraine.html

[6] U.S. warns Russia to keep its military out of Ukraine: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-warns-russia-to-keep-its-military-out-of-ukraine.html

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