Kerry: Serious steps if Crimean referendum goes ahead

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that contingencies are in place in case Russian forces move further east into Ukraine. He said if the Crimean referendum goes ahead Sunday, there will be serious steps taken Monday by the US and Europe. Kerry spoke ahead of his meeting Friday, March 14, with Russian Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov for a last-ditch effort to avert a showdown.

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