Russian parliament speaker: There will be no Russia-Ukraine war
Reuters: There will be no war between Russia and Ukraine, the speaker of Russia’s upper house of parliament said on Friday.
"It’s complete nonsense, it absolutely does not reflect our intentions, the feelings of empathy and the pain we feel for the Ukrainian people,” Valentina Matviyenko, head of the Russian Federation Council, said.
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Photo: Military personnel believed to be Russian servicemen march outside of Simferopol, Crimea, on March 4. (Reuters via NBCNews.com)