Ukraine's Klitschko Calls For 'General Mobilization'

03/01/2014 11:23 am ET | Updated Mar 01, 2014
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KIEV, March 1 (Reuters) - Vitaly Klitschko, a senior Ukrainian politician and likely presidential candidate, called on Saturday for a "general mobilization" following Russian parliament's decision to approve deploying troops in Ukraine's Crimea region.

"Klitschko calls for a declaration on a general mobilization," the retired boxing champion's political party UDAR (Punch) said, making clear he favoured a military mobilization.

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