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West Warns Russia Against Derailing Ukraine's Election

  • Zlatica Hoke

The United States and European Union are warning Russia against derailing Ukraine's presidential election set for May 25. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov criticized Kyiv's intention to hold an election during the turbulent times, which many blame on Moscow. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that Washington and Brussels will act in unison to penalize Russia if it interferes with the election. Zlatica Hoke reports.