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Senators: US should send lethal arms to Ukraine

Ukrainian parliament speaker and interim president Olexander Turchynov (L) greets United States Senator John McCain prior to talks in Kiev on March 14, 2014Two influential US lawmakers urged President Barack Obama on Friday to send lethal military aid to Ukraine, arguing that Russian aggression should be a "wake up call" to the West. The new government in Kiev has sought military assistance from the United States after Russian forces invaded Ukraine's Crimean peninsula and absorbed it, sending regional tensions soaring.