Russia vetoes UN resolution on Crimea's future (55) 2014.03.15 17:58
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press Topics: From the Wires, 4 News, News UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Russia has vetoed a U.N. resolution declaring Sunday's referendum on the future of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula illegal, but its close ally China abstained in a show of Moscow's isolation. Supporters of the U.S.-sponsored resolution knew that Russia would use its veto.
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