America tries to calm tensions between Ukraine and Russia

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    As Russia continues to show a strong military presence on the border with the Ukraine, the US Secretary of State tries to exercise diplomacy to ease tensions.

    Sky’s foreign affairs editor Deborah Haynes reports.

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