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Putin on Ukraine crisis: 'It is an unconstitutional coup'

4 March 2014 Last updated at 13:37 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called the toppling of Ukraine's president, Viktor Yanukovych, in the capital Kiev an "anti-constitutional coup and a military seizure of power".

Speaking at a news conference in Moscow, Mr Putin said Mr Yanukovych was the legitimate president.

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