Putin mocks West but ratchets down tensions over Ukraine; Kerry in Kiev
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Relieved investors sent stocks sharply higher on Tuesday after Russia pulled troops back from the border of Ukraine.
NEW YORK (AP) — Global markets recovered Tuesday after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered troops participating in military exercises near Ukraine to return to their bases. Stocks rose, while oil and gold fell.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian troops said to be 16,000 strong tightened their stranglehold on Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula Monday, openly defying the U.S. and the European Union and rattling world capitals and stock markets.