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Russian President Vladimir Putin and singer Larisa Dolina sing the national anthem at a rally marking the one year anniversary of annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, outside the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Speaking to tens of thousands of supporters just outside the Kremlin walls, President Vladimir Putin has described Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula as a move to protect ethnic Russians and regain the nation's "historic roots." (AP Photo/Maxim Shipenkov, Pool)

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In this photo taken Saturday March 14, 2015, Ukrainian activist Andrei Schekun speaks to The Associated Press in the family's rented apartment outside Kiev, Ukraine. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

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The Senate Armed Services Committee criticized the Air Force for not moving briskly enough away from older Russian rocket engines, a move many see as politically retaliatory for Moscow's actions in Ukraine. (Associated Press)

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Ukraine servicemen walk at a front-line position east of Mariupol, Tuesday. President Obama has not ruled out providing defensive weapons, but administration officials offered no clue on when Mr. Obama might make a final decision. (Associated Press)

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A car passes a destroyed tank abandoned on the road at a former Ukrainian army checkpoint that was overran last month by Russia-backed separatists during the offensive for Debaltseve, outside the city of Chornukhyne, Ukraine, near Debaltseve on March 2, 2015. The struggle for the strategic rail hub, Debaltseve, a sleepy town with a prewar population of 25,000 people, left the town in ruins and became one of the darkest pages in the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine, which has already killed more than 6,000 people. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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A pro-Russia rebel cossack, second left, hugs another rebel in Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. After weeks of relentless fighting, the embattled Ukrainian rail hub of Debaltseve fell Wednesday to Russia-backed separatists, who hoisted a flag in triumph over the town. The Ukrain(...)

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Russian SA-22 surface-to-air missile systems have been spotted in Ukraine. (Image: U.K. Delegation, NATO)

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Ukrainian government soldiers sit on top of their armored vehicle driving on a road stretching away from the town of Artemivsk, Ukraine, towards Debaltseve, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels failed Tuesday to start pulling back heavy weaponry from the front line in eastern Ukraine as a deadline passed to do so. Under a cease-fire agreement negotiated by the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France last week, the warring sides were to begin withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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Ukrainian government soldiers sit on top of their armored vehicle driving on a road stretching away from the town of Artemivsk, Ukraine, towards Debaltseve, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels failed Tuesday to start pulling back heavy weaponry from the front line in eastern Ukraine as a deadline passed to do so. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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An Ukrainian soldier walks past trenches near the road between the towns of Debaltseve and Artemivsk, Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. The Ukrainian government and Russia-backed rebels accused each other Monday of violating a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, a day before the parties are due to start withdrawing heavy weaponry under a recently brokered deal. The cease-fire, which went into effect on Sunday, had raised cautious hopes for an end to the 10-month-old conflict, which has already claimed more than 5,300 lives. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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National Edition News cover for February 16, 2015 - Ukrainian junction a hot spot in cease-fire: Russian-backed separatists cover their ears as they fire a mortar towards Ukrainian troops outside the village of Sanzharivka, northeast of Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine flew to the Belarus capital for crucial peace talks Wednesday as fighting still raged in eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Maximilian Clarke)

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Ukrainian government soldier walks atop of his armored vehicle on the road between the towns of Dabeltseve and Artemivsk, Ukraine, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, inspects military armored personnel carriers during his visit to the State Border Guard Service in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on Thursday emerged from marathon 16-hour talks to announce a comprehensive peace deal for eastern Ukraine. (Associated Press)

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A women light candles in a church as she prays for peace in eastern Ukraine in St. Volodymyr Cathedral in Kiev, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on Thursday emerged from marathon 16-hour talks to announce a comprehensive peace deal for eastern Ukraine, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agreed on all of its terms. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

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Russia-backed separatist fighters shoot in the air to pay respects to their comrade during a funeral at a cemetery in the east Ukrainian village of Mospino, near the city of Donetsk, Ukraine, on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. The militiaman was killed during recent fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government forces. Guns will fall silent, heavy weapons will pull back from the front, and Ukraine will trade a broad autonomy for the east to get back control of its Russian border by the end of this year under a peace deal hammered out Thursday after all-night negotiations between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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A mourner pays his respects to a Russia-backed separatists fighter during a funeral at a cemetery in the east Ukrainian village of Mospino, near the city of Donetsk, Ukraine, on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. The militiaman was killed during recent fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government forces. Guns will fall silent, heavy weapons will pull back from the front, and Ukraine will trade a broad autonomy for the east to get back control of its Russian border by the end of this year under a peace deal hammered out Thursday after all-night negotiations between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are taking opposing tacks on Ukraine's ongoing faceoff with Russia, with Mr. Obama taking a hard-line stance and Mrs. Merkel seeking a diplomatic solution. (Associated Press)

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, "There is a possibility to try and bring a cease-fire" in the Russian conflict with Ukraine. (associated press)

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U.S. Sen. John McCain blasted the president's "more of the same" strategy for Ukraine and described it as "doomed to fail." (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)