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BBC: Ukraine praised for refusing to rise to Russian 'provocation'

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March 4, 2014, 7:14 a.m. | Ukraine abroad — by BBC

A Russian soldier stands near some 30 military vehicles outside a small Ukrainian military base in Perevalnoye, a tiny town some 33 kilometers outside the Crimean capital Simferopol, on March 3.
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 The government of Ukraine should be commended "for refusing to rise to provocation" from Russia, the UK's ambassador to the UN has said.

Mark Lyall Grant told a UN Security Council meeting there was "no justification" for Russian action.

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