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慕尼黑—索契冬奥会一结束,俄罗斯就和奥林匹克精神分道扬镳了——它入侵并占领了外国。对乌克兰的侵犯触犯了联合国宪章、赫尔辛基最后议定书(Helsinki Final Act)和其他国际协定,包括确定俄罗斯与乌克兰关系的布达佩斯安全保证备忘录(Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurances)和黑海基地协定。



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