Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, at the Kremlin in Moscow
Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, at the Kremlin in Moscow Reuters

The Kremlin has published an English translation of Russian president Vladimir Putin's address to the Parliament on the annexation of Crimea.

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Crimea's Tatar Muslim have vowed to boycott Sunday's breakaway referendum amid uncertainty of how they would fare under Russian rule.
Crimea's Tatar Muslim boycotted the breakaway referendum amid uncertainty of how they would fare under Russian rule. Reuters
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, Crimea's Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov, Crimean parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov and Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaliy shake hands after a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow Reuters