‘Cautious relief’ in Kiev as Russia pulls back troops

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    Russia has begun pulling back troops in Crimea, after taking part in military exercises. The build-up of tens of thousands of troops near the Ukraine border had alarmed the West. FRANCE 24’s Gulliver Cragg reports a feeling of cautious relief in Kiev.

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