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  3/18/2014, Adar Bet 16, 5774

G8 Nations Suspend Russia for Ukraine Tensions

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius announced on Tuesday that the G8 has decided to suspend Russia from participating in meetings. The decision follows Russia's referendum on Crimea. The Group of Eight includes Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. The European Union is also represented.