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Ukraine urges Putin to stop 'provocations'

SEVASTOPOL - Ukraine's acting president has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to stop "provocations" in Crimea and pull back military forces from the peninsula.

 

Oleksandr Turchynov, who stepped in as president after Viktor Yanukovych fled Kiev last weekend, said Friday that the Ukrainian military will fulfill its duty but will not be drawn into provocations. (AP)