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

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.

  • 11 May 2014
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