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Putin defiant over Crimea despite sanctions
Kremlin says president has approved draft treaty to make Ukrainian region part of Russia despite Western condemnation.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2014 10:33 GMT
US condemns Russian 'aggression' in Crimea
US says Russian military moves are illegal and pretext for wider invasion, as Russia says it is defending its interests.
Last updated: 05 Mar 2014 08:45 GMT
Putin: Use of force is last resort in Ukraine
Russian leader's comments come as warning shots fired in stand-off between Russian and Ukraine troops at base in Crimea.
Last updated: 04 Mar 2014 15:04 GMT
Russia says Yanukovich asked for intervention
Moscow's envoy tells UN Security Council that ousted Ukrainian leader requested Russia's armed forces to enter Ukraine.
Last updated: 04 Mar 2014 04:40 GMT
Russia 'demands Ukrainian navy surrender'
Moscow denies Kiev's claim of ultimatum as Russia's UN envoy says ousted Ukraine leader requested military intervention.
Last updated: 04 Mar 2014 00:04 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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