Vitaly Churkin
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Ukraine crisis: Ousted Yanukovych 'asked Russia for help'

Russia's UN envoy has said ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych asked Russia to use military force in Ukraine.

In a speech at the UN, Vitaly Churkin said that Mr Yanukovych had made the request in writing to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • 03 Mar 2014
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