Crimean people cheer at the Lenin Square in Simferopol, Crimea. Russian President Putin signed a treaty with the leaders of Crimea and the port city of Sevastopol, making them new members of the Russian Federation. Photo: EPA
Crimean people cheer at the Lenin Square in Simferopol, Crimea. Russian President Putin signed a treaty with the leaders of Crimea and the port city of Sevastopol, making them new members of the Russian Federation. Photo: EPA

Putin defies West to sign Crimea treaty as Ukraine serviceman dies in attack

Crimean people cheer at the Lenin Square in Simferopol, Crimea. Russian President Putin signed a treaty with the leaders of Crimea and the port city of Sevastopol, making them new members of the Russian Federation. Photo: EPA
Crimean people cheer at the Lenin Square in Simferopol, Crimea. Russian President Putin signed a treaty with the leaders of Crimea and the port city of Sevastopol, making them new members of the Russian Federation. Photo: EPA
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