PBS NewsHour

What’s behind Russia’s spending promises for Crimea

Clip: Season 2014 | 5m 15s

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev promised increased money for infrastructure and higher pensions and salaries during a visit to Crimea. Meanwhile, Russia withdrew one battalion from the border region, but Secretary of State John Kerry insisted that the U.S. is looking for more. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner joins Gwen Ifill for an update after a reporting trip to Ukraine.

Aired: 03/31/14

Rating: NR

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