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Ukraine president decrees martial law, pending parliamentary approval

KIEV- Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree on Monday to introduce martial law for 60 days, a statement on his website said, though it needs parliamentary approval to come into force.
The decision came a day after Russia fired at and captured three Ukrainian vessels, triggering a sharp escalation in tensions between the two countries.
Ukraine's parliament is expected to debate the decree later on Monday.
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