Obama warns Putin against military intervention in Ukraine

Obama delivers remarks on the situation in Ukraine from the press briefing room at the White House in WashingtonBy Steve Holland and Alessandra Prentice WASHINGTON/SIMFEROOL, Ukraine (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama has warned Russia against any military intervention in Ukraine after the country’s new leaders accused Moscow of deploying forces in the Crimea region. A week after Russian-backed President Viktor Yanukovich was ousted in Kiev, armed men took control of two airports in Crimea on Friday in what Kiev described as an invasion and occupation by Moscow’s forces in a region with an ethnic Russian majority.

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