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Durbin: Kerry Described Obama's Call With Putin As 'Ominous' And 'Worrisome'

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Durbin said that Obama condemned Putin's invasion of Ukraine.

"He was expressing the fact that he needed to send in troops to protect those in Crimea of Russian ancestry and Russian language and certain religious groups," he said. "And what the President made clear to Putin was, this was unacceptable."