Kiev signs deal with E.U. as Russia finalizes annexation

Mar 21, 2014, 12:11 PM EDT
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MARCH 21: Russian President Vladimir Putin flanked by Upper House Speaker Valentina Matviyenko (L) and State Duma Speacker Sergei Naryshkin (R) signs final decree completing annexation of Crimea at the Kremlin on March 21, 2014 in Moscow, Russia. Putin completed the legal process of making Crimea part of Russia. Credit Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images
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Ukraine's Prime Minister signed a deal with the European Union on Friday, in a show of solidarity by the bloc as Russian President Vladimir Putin finalizes Russia's annexation of Crimea. The move comes a day after the E.U. and the United States imposed sanctions on Russian legislators and businessmen.