Ukrainian presidential candidate Vitali Klitschko is pictured on a screen during a discussion panel in Paderborn, Germany, Saturday March 1, 2014. From left: Christian Democratic Party politician ... more 
Ukrainian presidential candidate Vitali Klitschko is pictured on a screen during a discussion panel in Paderborn, Germany, Saturday March 1, 2014. From left: Christian Democratic Party politician Armin Laschet , host Joachim-Fritz Vannahme, and EU politician Elmar Brok sit in the foreground. Klitschko attended the event of the Konrad Adenauer foundation and the Bertelsmann foundation via video stream. Russia executed a de facto military takeover of a strategic region in Ukraine as the parliament in Moscow gave President Vladimir Putin a green light Saturday to proceed to protect Russian interests. The newly installed government in Kiev was powerless to react to the swift takeover of Crimea by Russian troops already in Ukraine and more flown in, aided by pro-Russian Ukrainian groups. (AP Photo/dpa,Matthias Benirschke) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By dpa,Matthias Benirschke
Sat, Mar 1, 2014 12:42 PM EST