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Dmitry Makarov recently arrived in Simferopol as part of the Crimean Field Mission of the International Group of Human Rights Defenders on the Situation in Ukraine a body formed in November by some 20 different OSCE countries to monitor the unrest.
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The vote looks set to go ahead Sunday despite high-stakes diplomatic efforts by the United States and European Union.
Every sane sentient being knows that Ukraine's "unity" is not worth a new hot or warm war.
Editor's Note: This story is part of a continued in-depth look at the crisis in Ukraine.
In this Saturday, March 8, 2014 file photo, Sergei Aksyonov, center, speaks on a mobile phone as he attends the swearing in ceremony for the first unit of a pro-Russian armed force, dubbed the "military forces of the autonomous republic of Crimea" in Simferopol, Ukraine.
Inside the dynamite new issue of CounterPunch magazine: John LaForge takes an unflinching survey of the state of the nuclear power industry in the wake of Fukushima: its ailing plants, leaking pipes, security threats, accumulating radioactive waste and escalating costs.
On a dusty, pot-holed road south from the Crimean capital, Simferopol, there is a battered sign in Cyrillic.
As a contentious referendum on the future of Ukraine's Crimean region looms, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, are holding last-ditch talks Friday in London.
Mikhail Gorbachev blames the current situation in Ukraine on the failure of Perestroika and the hasty breakup of the Soviet Union.
A man rides a scooter past a billboard urging people to vote in the upcoming referendum, at the Crimean port of Sevastopol March 14, 2014.
SCALE SUPPORT FOR THE REFERENDUM. THE CRIMEAN AUTHORITIES ALSO ORGANIZED A CONCERT, "CRIMEAN SPRING," ON THE CITY'S SQUARE / Photos by Leniara ABIBULAIEVA There seem to be two realities in Crimea.
By 2114, Putin will have joined the ranks of Tsar Ivan the Terrible, Tsar Peter the Great and Tsarina Catherine the Great At The Indian Express, we managed to make a journey to the future and find a history text used a hundred years from now in Russian secondary schools.
Ukraine's largest bank says customers in the nation's Crimean Peninsula are lining up to withdraw cash from their accounts as the region occupied by Russian troops prepares for Sunday's referendum on joining Russia.
Derek Stoffel is a Middle East correspondent for CBC News. He has covered the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, reported from Syria during the ongoing civil war and covered the Israeli and Palestinian conflict.
Cossacks stand guard at Crimea's regional parliament building in Simferopol, Ukraine, on Wednesday, March 12. Pro-Russian forces have taken control of Ukraine's autonomous Crimean region, prompting criticism from the West and Ukrainian interim government.