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Russian prime minister visits annexed Crimea, promises investment
Russian prime minister visits annexed Crimea, promises investment

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday paid the highest-level Kremlin visit to Crimea since the territory was seized from Ukraine last month, and promised lavish investment and aid for the newly annexed region's 2 million residents. Medvedev led a Russian government delegation to Crimea's capital, Simferopol, and convened a Cabinet meeting at which the Russian officials proclaimed the region a special economic zone entitled to tax breaks and other incentives for investors. "People in Crimea mustn't lose anything after joining Russia, they must only make gains,” Medvedev said at the gathering that was televised in Russia....

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