Force is option in Ukraine, Putin says
Kerry visits Kiev, pledges $1 billion
Posted: March 5, 2014 at 5:45 a.m.
President Vladimir Putin of Russia broke his silence over the Ukraine crisis for the first time since it boiled over into a possible armed confrontation, saying Tuesday that he saw no reason for Russian forces to intervene in eastern Ukraine at the moment but leaving open the possibility of military action.
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