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Embattled Ukraine president goes to Sochi for Putin talks

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Ukraine's embattled president, Viktor Yanukovych, flew to Sochi late Thursday for crisis talks with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics. 

Anti-government protesters march around the parliament in Kiev on February 6, 2014

Yanukovych left Kiev after holding talks with US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland as Moscow and Washington seek to influence a protracted crisis wracking the former Soviet nation.

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