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Putin signs annexation of Crimea

Ukrainian premier ratifies EU pact opposed by Russia

Posted: March 22, 2014 at 6:06 a.m.

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday formally completed the annexation of Crimea, signing into law bills passed by the Russian parliament reclaiming the contested province from Ukraine.

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