Interior Ministry members detain a protester during a rally near the Russian Defence Ministry headquarters in Moscow, March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Moscow police on Sunday arrested dozens protesting against military intervention in Ukraine after President Vladimir Putin won approval from senators to send in troops to the crisis-hit country.Russia's Federation Council, the upper house of parliament, on Saturday unanimously approved Putin's request to send Russian troops into Ukraine.Putin said Russia needs to protect the lives of Russian citizens in regions close to Russia and servicemen from its Black Sea fleet after a pro-Western opposition movement deposed Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych.
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