Putin warns of civil war in Ukraine as election looms

May 23, 2014 1:25 PM

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Putin warns of civil war in Ukraine as election looms

Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Friday of a "dangerous civil war" in Ukraine as fresh violence erupted ahead of this weekend's presidential election.

Putin, addressing an international economic forum in St. Petersburg, said the chaos was the result of a "state coup" in Ukraine "with support of the West, the United States."

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