Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande
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Ukraine crisis: France and Germany warning to Russia

11 May 2014 Last updated at 00:27 BST

The leaders of Germany and France have warned of further EU sanctions against Russia, if presidential elections fail to take place in Ukraine later this month.

In a joint statement, Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande also said referendums planned for Sunday by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine would be illegal.

Sarah Rainsford reports.

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