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Main News of March 19

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Main News of March 19 - Sputnik International
A roundup of what has happened in the past 24 hours


* Representatives of the self-defense forces of Crimea have occupied Ukraine’s navy headquarters in the Crimean city Sevastopol, organizing the orderly departure of the Ukrainian military forces inside

* More than 45 percent of Syrian chemical weapons stockpile has been removed from the country, the global chemical weapons watchdog said


* Russia’s Constitutional Court unanimously ruled that a treaty reunifying the Ukrainian breakaway region of Crimea with Russia is lawful

* Russian President Vladimir Putin submitted the Crimea reunification treaty to the parliament for ratification, the legislature’s press service said

* The ruble strengthened to a two-week high against the dollar following the signing of a treaty Tuesday by Russian and Crimean leaders on the reunification of the Black Sea peninsula with Russia

* A prospective series of Russia’s new fifth-generation conventional submarine equipped with an advanced air-independent propulsion system will be designated the Kalina-class, the commander of the country's navy said

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