Russian ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin
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Crimea UN vote highlights Russia isolation

Russia was the only UN Security Council member to veto a draft resolution criticising Sunday's secession referendum in Ukraine's Crimea region.

Russia's common allay China abstained from the vote on the referendum, which will ask Crimeans if they want to rejoin Russia.

Nick Bryant reports.

  • 15 Mar 2014
  • From the section Europe
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