Putin Visits Crimea
Aug. 14, 2014
(Yalta, Crimea) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to put more focus on building up his own country. Putin said Russians need to "consolidate and mobilize," not for war, but for "hard work in the name of Russia." Putin also said Russia will do "everything in our power" to stop the bloodshed in Ukraine. Putin made the comments Thursday during a visit to the Crimea region, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine earlier this year.