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LIGNET: Russia Could Send Troops to Ukraine If New Truce Collapses

Image: LIGNET: Russia Could Send Troops to Ukraine If New Truce Collapses Anti-government protesters rally at Independence Square in Kiev on Feb. 21, 2014. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and three opposition leaders signed a deal Friday to end a three-month crisis over Ukraine's political future, but it is uncertain whether the deal will hold. (Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images)

Friday, 21 Feb 2014 01:12 PM

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Despite a new agreement to halt the violence in Ukraine, the death toll from this week's unrest has overshadowed the public relations gains Russia hoped to reap from the Sochi Winter Olympics and has sparked Western threats of sanctions.

The worsening security situation in Ukraine, combined with the West's limited influence there and in Russia, has made Russian military intervention possible after the Olympic Games end Sunday.

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