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Ukraine PM warns 'we are on the brink of disaster'

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Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk warned on Sunday his crisis-hit country was on the "brink of disaster", accusing Russia of declaring war in a bleak appeal to the international community. 

Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk speaks after a meeting of the National Security and Defence Council in Kiev, on March 1, 2014

"This is the red alert, this is not a threat, this is actually a declaration of war to my country," he told reporters in English, a day after Russia's parliament approved the deployment of troops to Ukraine.

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