Armed men hold UN chief's representative, Robert Serry, in Crimea-Ukrainian ministry

By REUTERS
March 5, 2014 18:59

 
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Armed men seized Robert Serry, a special representative of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Ukraine's Crimea region on Wednesday, Ukraine's Foreign Ministry said.

Russian forces have taken control of Crimea in southern Ukraine. Serry was held in the region's main city, Simferopol, a ministry spokeswoman said.

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