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Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Ukraine to show support as Russian troops remain in the country

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WASHINGTON (NBC) - Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Kiev Tuesday morning, to reinforce U.S. support for Ukraine's new government.

Meanwhile, Russia is ignoring demands it end its military takeover of Ukraine's Crimea region, despite stern warnings from the president and other European countries.

Russian President Vladimir Putin is ordering troops, training near Ukraine's border to pull back,

But in Crimea, thousands of Russian soldiers stand strong blocking Ukrainian navy ships and surrounding military bases.

Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in the country Tuesday offering U.S. support to the new government as President Obama warns Russia to change course or face consequences.

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