Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych reacts during an interview with The Associated Press, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
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Ukraine's ousted president, Viktor Yanukovych, said Wednesday that he was "wrong" to invite Russian troops into Crimea, and vowed to try to persuade Russia to return the Black Sea peninsula.Russia annexed Crimea last month following a hastily called referendum held after Russian troops took control of the region.He fled Ukraine after three months of anti-government protests against his rule.The 63-year-old said he has personally met with Putin since he arrived and hopes to have more meetings with the Russian leader to negotiate Crimea's return.
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