Deputy Defence Minister Leonid Polyakov
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Crimea will return to Ukrainian jurisdiction, says minister

Ukraine's Deputy Defence Minister Leonid Polyakov has said that Crimea has not been lost to Russia, and insisted it was just a matter of time before it came back under Ukrainian jurisdiction.

He also told the BBC's Chris Morris that they are still deciding whether to withdraw Ukrainian troops and their families from Crimea.

  • 20 Mar 2014
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