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Ukraine: Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev in Crimea visit

31 March 2014 Last updated at 14:02 BST

Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has arrived in Crimea - the most senior Russian official to visit since it was annexed from Ukraine.

Mr Medvedev announced that the region would become a special economic zone, with incentives for businesses.

The Russian government has said it is creating a new ministry to deal with Crimea and Sevastopol.

Daniel Sandford reports.

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