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Ukraine's soldiers in Crimea allowed to use weapons

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KIEV, March 18 (Reuters) - Ukraine issued orders on Tuesday permitting its soldiers in Crimea to use weapons to protect their lives after a Ukrainian soldier was killed when a base came under attack, Acting President Oleksander Turchinov's press service said.

Until now, forces deployed on the Black Sea peninsula, taken over three weeks ago by Russian forces, had been told to avoid using arms against attack.

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