Many questions remain in Ukraine's military retreat from Russian-claimed Crimea

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Mar. 24, 2014 16:18
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Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk (R) arrives alongside speaker of the Ukrainian parliament and interim Ukrainian president Olexander Turchynov (L) and Defence Minister Igor Tenyukh (C) for a meeting with commanders of military units present in Crimea, on March 18, 2014, in Kiev. Ukraine's Western-backed prime minister said today that his country's conflict with Russia was entering a "military stage" following claims by Kiev that one of its officers was shot and wounded in Crimea.
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The disconnect between Kyiv and Ukrainian military forces on the ground in Crimea was highlighted today with two telephone conversations broadcast in the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center in Kyiv's Ukraina Hotel.

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