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Update: Ukraine asks U.N. council to stop Russian 'aggression’

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UNITED NATIONS — Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations asked an emergency session of the Security Council on Saturday “to do everything possible now” to stop Russia’s “aggression” as its troops took over the strategic Crimea region. But action by the U.N.’s most powerful body appears unlikely. As a permanent member, Russia has veto power and can block the council from adopting any resolution criticizing or sanctioning Moscow. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Russian President ...

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