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Putin Asks Parliament to Revoke Russia's Right to Intervene in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting of the presidential council on science and education at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.

The Federation Council will on Wednesday revoke a resolution authorizing military intervention in Ukraine at Russian President Vladimir Putin's request, Interfax reported, citing the deputy head of the chamber's international affairs committee, Andrei Klimov.

Russian agencies reported earlier that Putin had submitted a request for the resolution to be revoked, citing the president's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov.

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