Russia Marks Anniversary Of Crimea Annexation

This week marks five years since Russia annexed Crimea away from the Ukraine. President Vladimir Putin celebrated the anniversary Monday in the Black Sea Peninsula. But NATO and the European Union have condemned it, again. Last week, the U.S., Canada and the EU slapped new sanctions on Russia, citing Moscow's continued aggression in Ukraine. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with the BBC's Steve Rosenberg (@BBCSteveR) in Moscow.

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now  podcast or with the WBUR app.


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