Leaders of the 8 most industrialised nations in the world led by the United States President, Barrack Obama have decided to kick Russia out of the organisation. This was done in reaction to Russia's annexation of Crimea, a former province of Ukraine. Acquisition of lands or territories in other countries by coercion or force violates international laws.
A referendum which made Crimea a part of Russia was signed last week and took Crimea out of Ukraine to become part of Russia. The Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov has however said the action taken by the USA and others mean nothing to them. He described the G8 as an informal organisation with little importance. He said the G20 was the one that mattered and they'd like to experiment with what it is like to be out of the G8. Is World War 3 about to start?
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