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Putin signs Crimea treaty as Ukraine serviceman dies in attack

Ukrainian armored personnel carriers (APCs) are seen near the village of Salkovo, in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian armored personnel carriers (APCs) are seen near the village of Salkovo, in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian armored personnel carriers (APCs) are seen near the village of Salkovo, in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd R), Crimea's Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov (front L), Crimean parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (back L) and Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaliy shake hands after a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool

Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd R), Crimea's Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov (front L), Crimean parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (back L) and Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaliy shake hands after a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow...more

Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd R), Crimea's Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov (front L), Crimean parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (back L) and Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaliy shake hands after a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool
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A Ukrainian soldier stands on top of an armoured personnel carrier at a checkpoint near the village of Salkovo in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian soldier stands on top of an armoured personnel carrier at a checkpoint near the village of Salkovo in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian soldier stands on top of an armoured personnel carrier at a checkpoint near the village of Salkovo in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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An Ukrainian soldier stands near an armored personnel carrier (APC) at a checkpoint near the village of Salkovo, in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Viktor Gurniak

An Ukrainian soldier stands near an armored personnel carrier (APC) at a checkpoint near the village of Salkovo, in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Viktor Gurniak

An Ukrainian soldier stands near an armored personnel carrier (APC) at a checkpoint near the village of Salkovo, in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Viktor Gurniak
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd R, front), Crimea's Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov (L, front), parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (2nd L, front) and Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaliy attend a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool

Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd R, front), Crimea's Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov (L, front), parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (2nd L, front) and Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaliy attend a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow...more

Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd R, front), Crimea's Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov (L, front), parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (2nd L, front) and Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaliy attend a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool
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People attend a rally called "We are together" to support the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea to Russia in Red Square in central Moscow, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

People attend a rally called "We are together" to support the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea to Russia in Red Square in central Moscow, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

People attend a rally called "We are together" to support the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea to Russia in Red Square in central Moscow, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin (front) addresses the audience during a rally and concert called "We are together" to support the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea to Russia, with Crimea's Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov and parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (L) seen in the background, at the Red Square in central Moscow, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (front) addresses the audience during a rally and concert called "We are together" to support the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea to Russia, with Crimea's Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov and parliamentary speaker...more

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (front) addresses the audience during a rally and concert called "We are together" to support the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea to Russia, with Crimea's Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov and parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (L) seen in the background, at the Red Square in central Moscow, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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People attend a rally called "We are together" to support the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea to Russia in Red Square in central Moscow, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

People attend a rally called "We are together" to support the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea to Russia in Red Square in central Moscow, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

People attend a rally called "We are together" to support the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea to Russia in Red Square in central Moscow, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Cossacks attend a rally to support the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea to Russia in the Russian southern city of Stavropol, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Cossacks attend a rally to support the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea to Russia in the Russian southern city of Stavropol, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Cossacks attend a rally to support the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea to Russia in the Russian southern city of Stavropol, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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People watch a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to the Russian Federal Assembly in Sevastopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

People watch a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to the Russian Federal Assembly in Sevastopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

People watch a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to the Russian Federal Assembly in Sevastopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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People watch a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, in Sevastopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

People watch a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, in Sevastopol March 18, 2014....more

People watch a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, in Sevastopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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People watch a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, in Sevastopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

People watch a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, in Sevastopol March 18, 2014....more

People watch a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, in Sevastopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A woman jumps for joy during a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to the Federal Assembly in Sevastopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A woman jumps for joy during a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to the Federal Assembly in Sevastopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A woman jumps for joy during a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to the Federal Assembly in Sevastopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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People watch a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to the Russian Federal Assembly in Sevastopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

People watch a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to the Russian Federal Assembly in Sevastopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

People watch a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to the Russian Federal Assembly in Sevastopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Russian President Vladimir Putin waves to the Federal Assembly after a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian President Vladimir Putin waves to the Federal Assembly after a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian President Vladimir Putin waves to the Federal Assembly after a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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People hold a Crimean flag in front of Lenin's statue in the centre of Simferopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

People hold a Crimean flag in front of Lenin's statue in the centre of Simferopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

People hold a Crimean flag in front of Lenin's statue in the centre of Simferopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (front 2nd R), chief of Crimea's government Sergei Aksyonov (front L), Crimean parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (front 2nd L) and Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaliy (front R) attend a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian President Vladimir Putin (front 2nd R), chief of Crimea's government Sergei Aksyonov (front L), Crimean parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (front 2nd L) and Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaliy (front R) attend a signing ceremony at the...more

Russian President Vladimir Putin (front 2nd R), chief of Crimea's government Sergei Aksyonov (front L), Crimean parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (front 2nd L) and Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaliy (front R) attend a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A staff watches a speech given by Russian President Vladimir Putin in a cafe in Simferopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A staff watches a speech given by Russian President Vladimir Putin in a cafe in Simferopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A staff watches a speech given by Russian President Vladimir Putin in a cafe in Simferopol March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (back) addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti/Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin (back) addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Alexei...more

Russian President Vladimir Putin (back) addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti/Kremlin
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Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, regarding the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region, at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, regarding the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region, at the...more

Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, regarding the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region, at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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