KIEV, March 9 - Ukraine's military released footage of an airborne paratroop unit returning on Sunday from training somewhere in the country, but acting Defence Minister Ihor Tenyukh said there were no plans to send the armed forces to Crimea.
KIEV, March 9 - Russian former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, addressing a crowd on the square where demonstrators rose up against Ukraine's Moscow-backed president, said on Sunday Russia had been complicit in police violence against the protesters.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine, March 9 - Russian forces tightened their grip on Crimea on Sunday despite a U.S. warning to Moscow that annexing the southern Ukrainian region would close the door to diplomacy in a tense East-West standoff.
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KIEV, March 9 - Ukrainian troops are performing training exercises in base but there are no plans to send the country's armed forces to the Crimea region, Interfax news agency quoted Acting Defence Minister Ihor Tenyukh as saying on Sunday.
LONDON, March 9 - Mark Carney faces probably his toughest questioning so far as Bank of England governor next week when lawmakers will seize on a foreign exchange scandal to press their demands for tighter oversight of the central bank.
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KIEV, March 9 - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Sunday he would go to the United States this week to discuss the standoff with Russia over Ukraine's southern region of Crimea.
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KIEV/SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine, March 8 - Shots were fired in Crimea to warn off an unarmed international team of monitors and at a Ukrainian observation plane, as the standoff between occupying Russian forces and besieged Ukrainian troops intensified.
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