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Black Sea

Ukraine Orders Its Troops To Leave Crimea, Russia Offers Better Pay For Them To Change Sides

By Matthew Schofield, McClatchy Foreign Staff KIEV, Ukraine — A pair of Russian generals have been visiting Ukrainian military bases in Crimea and offering soldiers there fat pay and pension packages if they join the Russian army before a Friday deadline, when Russia has said its patience with a Ukrainian presence in the Black Sea peninsula […]

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