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Russia foray into Ukraine sinks global stocks

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Global stocks slumped and gold and oil prices soared Monday as Russia's sending of troops to Ukraine's Crimea sparked a backlash and threats of reprisal from leading Western powers. 

Pro-Russian activists stand guard in front of a Ukrainian border guards base not far from the village of Perevalne near Simferopol on March 3, 2014

The rise in tensions over Ukraine fed worries on everything from economic sanctions against Moscow to a possible cutoff of energy supplies flowing from Russia to Europe, to a clash of forces in Ukraine.

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