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The Globe and Mail
Merkel warns of 'massive damage' to Russia if it fails to change course on Ukraine
In this Saturday, March 8, 2014 file photo, an elderly woman watches a group of Cossacks march past a statue of Soviet revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin in Simferopol, Ukraine.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
The Huffington Post
Yatsenyuk, Ukraine Prime Minister, Unconcerned With Congress' Movement On Aid
Ukraine's new Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, capping off a whirlwind day in Washington Wednesday at the State Department, the White House and the international affairs think tank Atlantic Council, said he was unconcerned about the time it may take for Congress to pass an aid package for his country.
Billboards go up in Crimean capital to advertise independence referendum
In the Crimean capital Sevastopol workers are busy. They're putting up billboards for a big referendum on March 16. Residents of this mostly Russian-speaking region in eastern Ukraine have two choices.
NATO flying surveillance planes to Ukraine border
A man believed to be Ukrainian leaves a Military base that has been surrounded by armed men believed to be Russian on March 12, 2014 in Simferopol, Ukraine.
Escalation: Seven Leading Industrial Nations Warn Russia to Back Down on Upcoming Crimea Vote
Leaders from seven major industrial nations said Wednesday that a referendum to have Crimea split from Ukraine and join Russia would "have no legal effect" and called on Moscow to stand down.
The Globe and Mail
Globe in Ukraine: Masked gunmen board our train, demanding papers. No ...
Russian soldiers stand guard outside of a Ukrainian military base in the town of Perevevalne, near the Crimean city of Simferopol, Ukraine, March 12, 2014.
Crimea's parliament pushes for independence
Pro-Ukraine supporters hold banners reading "Putin is not Russia!" and "The referendum is a step to war!" in the Crimean city of Simferopol.
Ukrainian TV Channels Off The Air
Claim: Unintentional 'Technical Problems' Forced Ukrainian News Channels To Be Replaced By Russian Ones In Crimea Veracity: None When it was first reported that the terrestrial signals of Ukrainian-based television stations had been blocked and replaced by Russian stations in Simferopol, the de-facto Crimean government's deputy premier said the ... (more)
Tue Mar 11, 2014
International Business Times
Ukraine Appeals to West as Crimea Turns to Russia
Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol on 11 March, 2014.
Crimea says provocations on the rise ahead of referendum
In the Crimean capital of Simferopol an undisclosed number of people have been detained for purposefully damaging civilians' passports or taking away their documents, local police reported Tuesday.
Ukrainians claim Russia pushing north of Crimea- Crimea parliament...
Ukrainians in the Kherson province just north of Crimea say Russian operatives have moved into the territory, an incursion which, if true, could show Vladimir Putin has more than just the Black Sea peninsula in his sights.
Globe and Mail
Globe in Ukraine: Yanukovych says he is legitimate president, calling ...
Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich makes a statement during a news conference in the Russian southern city of Rostov-on-Don, March 11, 2014.
Masked troops on Ukrainian base as pro-Russian forces tighten Crimea grip
At the United Nations, French Ambassador Gerard Araud said the situation in Crimea 'is worsening by the day.'
NATO reconnaissance planes to monitor Ukraine crisis
A member of a pro Russian self-defense unit, right, stands close to Russian Army soldiers outside of the Ukrainian Army base in Perevalnoe, on the way from Simferopol to Yalta, Ukraine, March 10, 2014.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Russia preparing counterproposals over UkraineTwo girls wearing tops...
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left listens to Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, during their meeting at the Bocharov Ruchei residence in Sochi, southern Russia, Monday, March 10, 2014.
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
The sex assault case is jeopardized by word that the military may have pursued a trial partly to demonstrate that it does not take such allegations lightly.
Ukraine crisis: With no orders from Kiev, the besieged forces in Crimea are starting to feel let down
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The Globe and Mail
In Crimea's sham referendum, all questions lead to 'yes'
An armed man, believed to be a Russian serviceman, stands inside the base A2904 after the Ukrainian command lost control over it in the Crimean town of Bakhchisaray March 10, 2014.
The Washington Post
Obama gets decent marks for handling of Ukraine crisis
Supporters of Ukraine yell at pro- Russian protesters during a rally in support of the keeping Crimea a part of the Ukraine on March 10, 2014 in Simferopol, Ukraine.