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Russian Warships Seen Off Ukraine Coast, Violating Agreement: Interfax

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Unidentified men in military fatigues stand in front of a poster reading "The border of the country - is sacred and untouchable" as they block a base of the Ukrainian frontier guard unit in Balaklava, Ukraine on March 1, 2014. | VIKTOR DRACHEV via Getty Images

KIEV, March 1 (Reuters) - Two Russian anti-submarine warships have appeared off the coast of Ukraine's Crimea region, violating an agreement on Moscow's lease of a naval base, Interfax news agency quoted a Ukrainian military source as saying.

The source said the two vessels, part of Russia's Baltic Fleet, had been sighted in a bay at Sevastopol, where Moscow's Black Sea Fleet has a base.

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