Putin builds up armor near Crimea, Russian assets plummet




 
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Putin builds up armor near Crimea, Russian assets plummet
 
March 3rd, 2014  
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Putin builds up armor near Crimea, Russian assets plummet
By Natalia Zinets and Alissa de Carbonnel KIEV/BALACLAVA, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine said Russia was building up armored vehicles on its side of a narrow stretch of water near the Ukrainian region of Crimea after President Vladimir Putin said he had the right to invade his neighbor, prompting a sell-off in Russian assets. Ukraine mobilized for war on Sunday and Washington threatened to isolate Russia economically after Putin's declaration, provoking Moscow's biggest confrontation with the West since the Cold War.




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