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Ukraine rips Putin's visit to pro-Kremlin motorcycle club in Crimea

Ukraine rips Putin's visit to pro-Kremlin motorcycle club in Crimea
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Ukraine's Foreign Ministry protested Russian President Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinScarborough says he'll never return to Republican Party after GOP supported Trump Will Biden choose a values-based or transactional foreign policy? Russian vessel threatens to ram US warship in disputed waters in Sea of Japan MORE's recent visit to Crimea.

The ministry on Sunday called Putin's trip a "crude violation by the Russian side of state sovereignty and the territorial integrity of our state," the Associated Press reports

The ministry made the comments in a statement posted on its website. 

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Putin participated in the Shadow of Babylon show organized by the Night Wolves, a pro-Kremlin motorcycle club, on Saturday, driving a motorbike wearing black leather, the AP reported.  

He told the crowd "such manly and cool guys set an example to young people in our country and show them how they should treat Russia," the outlet reports. 

Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, a move many countries view as illegal.