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Opposition Questions Need for Martial Law: Ukraine Update

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Russian Ships Fire on Ukraine's Navy in Renewal of Tensions
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Russia fired on Ukrainian warships Sunday, injuring several sailors and sparking a dramatic renewal of tensions between the ex-Soviet neighbors near the peninsula of Crimea that President Vladimir Putin annexed four years ago.

The EU and NATO called on both sides to exercise restraint and demanded Russia ensure free navigation through the Kerch Strait, a key waterway for traffic from both countries. In Kiev, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called a vote in parliament to consider imposing martial law at 4 p.m. Monday, a major step that his government rejected in 2014 when it was in open war with Moscow-backed separatists and forces from Russia.