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Russia defied the world yesterday as it vetoed a UN resolution that declared today's referendum on the status of Crimea invalid.
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The Ukrainian peninsula province of Crimea is dependent on a 250-mile viaduct called the North Crimea Canal, for its freshwater.
Russia vetoed a Western-backed resolution condemning the Crimea referendum at a UN Security Council emergency vote Saturday, but China abstained, isolating Moscow further on the Ukraine crisis.
Pro-Kremlin protesters attacked a security service building in the east Ukrainian city of Donetsk, demanding the release of their self-appointed "governor" and their own right to vote on joining Russia.
The New Republic's Julia Ioffe tries to keep pace with events in Moscow. There's been a massive purge of what remained of the independent media, and even the liberals' "tiny internet ghetto" is no longer safe.
Participants in the "Brotherhood and Civilan Resistance March" rally during procession with slogans "Against Maidan!" and "No Way for Fascism."
Tens of thousands gathered in Moscow to protest Russian military action in Crimea , according to the Agence France Presse.
A soldier posted in the Crimean town of Balaclava is seen in front of a Russian flag.
Vitaly I. Churkin , Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in Ukraine on Mar. 13, 2014.
Crimeans vote Sunday in a referendum that effectively gives them two options: either to become independent or join the Russian Federation.
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At least two pro-Ukraine protesters participating in an anti-war demonstration were killed and more than a dozen others injured late on Thursday after their group was violently attacked by men from an opposing pro-Russia demonstration in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk.
Foreign Secretary William Hague, US secretary of state John Kerry and Prime Minister David Cameron discuss the Ukraine situation at Number 10 David Cameron underlined the threat of sanctions against Russia today as US secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Downing Street for talks.
Organizers of the Geneva Two political negotiations on Syria want to see the process move forward with help from UN Security Council, Lakhdar Brahimi, the U.N. chief envoy for Syria told reporters on Thursday.
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This Sunday, the Ukrainian region of Crimea - a strategically important peninsula on the Black Sea with a majority Russian-speaking population - will vote on a referendum to withdraw from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation.