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Armed men believed to be Russian military march in the village outside Simferopol, Ukraine, on Friday, March 7. Ukrainian officials and Western diplomats accuse Russia of sending thousands of troops into the Crimea region in the past week, a claim Russia has denied.
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Almost every time something major happens in the world, I find myself calling up online maps and trying to work out the lay of the land.
"The Crimea has been and will always be Russian," said the henna-haired guide as she led a small group of Russian tourists and two foreigners around Sevastopol's Panorama museum, which was built more than a century ago on a hill with a sweeping view of the storied city.
ABC News tailed a massive Russian military convoy for more than an hour tonight.
Recent events in Crimea may complicate the live of the peninsula's Armenian population - one of the oldest ones in Russia's south.
Even as I write these words, President Obama, who probably hasn't slept much lately, is being bombarded with advice on Ukraine: Do this.
Ukrainian seamen stand guard on the Ukrainian Navy ship Slavutich in the harbor of Sevastopol, Ukraine, on Monday, March 3. Oleg, a Ukrainian soldier at the Belbek military base in Lubimovka, Ukraine, kisses his girlfriend Svetlana through the gates of the base entrance on March 3. Tensions are high at the base, where Ukrainian soldiers were ... (more)
IMAGE OF CAPTAIN LOUIS NOLAN, THE STAFF GALLOPER WHO DELIVERED THE FATEFUL MESSAGE FROM LORD RAGLAN WHICH LED TO THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE DURING THE CRIMEAN WAR.
Timothy Snyder , professor of history at Yale University. Author of "Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin."
BALAKLAVA, Ukraine - Crowds waving Russian flags and shouting "Russ-i-ya, Russ-i-ya" gave a rapturous welcome Saturday to about 300 Russian troops in full combat gear who seized control of this tiny Crimean port even before the parliament in Moscow agreed to a request by President Vladimir Putin to send troops to occupy the strategically important ... (more)
A Maidan self-defense unit member stands in support of Ukraine in Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, on March 2. Ukraine's shaky new government mobilized troops and called up military reservists Sunday amid signs of Russian military intervention in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, even as the defense minister said Kiev stood no chance against ... (more)
A man with his child walks by pro-Russian armed men blocking acces to the Ukrainian frontier guard base in Balaklava, a small city not far from Sevastopol, on March 1, 2014.