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Ukraine: Obama telephones Putin over forces in Crimea

President Obama has said Russia is in breach of international law, having clearly violated Ukraine's sovereignty.

In a lengthy telephone call, he urged President Putin to withdraw Russian forces to their bases in Crimea.

Mr Putin said Moscow reserved the right to defend its interests.

Simon Clemison reports.

  • 02 Mar 2014
  • From the section Europe
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