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In this photo taken on Monday, March 24, 2014, Oleh Lyashko, center, a lawmaker, who supported the protests that ousted Russian-leaning president Viktor Yanukovych and his government, shakes hands with a soldier while visiting Ukrainian troops near Crimea, annexed by Russia, to support the Ukrainian soldiers’ spirit. Ukraine's government ordered Ukrainian troops to pull back Monday from Crimea, ending days of wavering as Russian forces stormed and seized bases on the peninsula.(AP Photo/Osman Karimov)

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** FILE ** President Barack Obama walks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to the group photo at the G-20 summit at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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FILE - In this Monday, March 24, 2014, file photo, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter speaks during an interview, in New York. On the “Late Show with David Letterman” Monday, March 24, 2014, Carter said the Crimean annexation was “inevitable’ because Russia considers it to be part of their country and so many Crimeans consider themselves Russian. He also said Russian President Vladimir Putin shouldn’t be permitted to go any further. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

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Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev acknowledged the dire situation Monday by telling reporters that growth in the first quarter likely will clock in at "around zero." (Associated Press)

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Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev acknowledged the dire situation Monday by telling reporters that growth in the first quarter likely will clock in at "around zero." (Associated Press)

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Russia sanctions starting to bite

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Maria Sharapova, of Russia, right, shakes hands with Kirsten Flipkens, of Belgium, after winning 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 at the Sony Open tennis tournament, Monday, March 24, 2014, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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Maria Sharapova, of Russia, waves after defeating Kirsten Flipkens, of Belgium, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, at the Sony Open tennis tournament, Monday, March 24, 2014, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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Kirsten Flipkens, of Belgium, returns to Maria Sharapova, of Russia, at the Sony Open tennis tournament, Monday, March 24, 2014, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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Maria Sharapova, of Russia, serves to Kirsten Flipkens, of Belgium, at the Sony Open tennis tournament, Monday, March 24, 2014, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)