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Russian Black Sea fleet ships are anchored in one of the bays of Sevastopol, Crimea, Monday, March 31, 2014. In Moscow, the lower house of parliament voted unanimously Monday to annul agreements with Ukraine on Russia's navy base in Crimea. In 2010, Ukraine allowed Russia to extend the lease of the fleet's base until 2042 on an annual rent of $98 million and price discounts for Russian natural gas supplies. (AP Photo/Andrew Lubimov)

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, center, speaks at a meeting on the economic development of Crimea in Simferopol, Crimea, Monday, March 31, 2014. Russia's prime minister is visiting Crimea to consider priorities for its economic development following the Russian takeover. Dmitry Medvedev is leading a delegation of Cabinet ministers and is chairing a meeting Monday to discuss priorities for federal assistance to the region, which Russia annexed from Ukraine earlier this month. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexander Astafyev, Government Press Service)

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, speaks at a meeting for the economic development of Crimea in Simferopol, Crimea, Monday, March 31, 2014. Russia's prime minister is visiting Crimea to consider priorities for its economic development following the Russian takeover. Dmitry Medvedev is leading a delegation of Cabinet ministers and is chairing a meeting Monday to discuss priorities for federal assistance to the region, which Russia annexed from Ukraine earlier this month. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexander Astafyev, Government Press Service)

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, third right, smiles while visiting a city children's hospital in Simferopol, Crimea, Monday, March 31, 2014. Russia's prime minister is visiting Crimea to consider priorities for its economic development following the Russian takeover. Dmitry Medvedev is leading a delegation of Cabinet ministers and is chairing a meeting Monday to discuss priorities for federal assistance to the region, which Russia annexed from Ukraine earlier this month. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexander Astafyev, Government Press Service)

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, second left, speaks to school-children while visiting Crimea in Simferopol, Crimea, Monday, March 31, 2014. Russia's prime minister is visiting Crimea to consider priorities for its economic development following the Russian takeover. Dmitry Medvedev is leading a delegation of Cabinet ministers and is chairing a meeting Monday to discuss priorities for federal assistance to the region, which Russia annexed from Ukraine earlier this month. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexander Astafyev, Government Press Service)