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Pro-Ukraine supporters hold banners reading "Putin is not Russia!" and "The referendum is a step to war!" in the Crimean city of Simferopol.
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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.
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 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.
Pro-Ukrainian supporters take part in a rally Sunday in the central Crimean city of Simferopol.
Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich makes a statement during a news conference in the Russian southern city of Rostov-on-Don, March 11, 2014.
At the United Nations, French Ambassador Gerard Araud said the situation in Crimea 'is worsening by the day.'
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.
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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.
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.
Western leaders cannot face a 'looming' war. So I guess they'll patch something up - and let Russia gobble part of Ukraine For some reason, our last century's two world wars started rather far from home.
The couplet's passionate cry and the legacy of the man who wrote them are still in play in this deeply divided nation, where thousands turned out today to celebrate the 200th anniversary of his birth.
An armed pro-Russian force wearing military uniforms bearing no designated markings sealed off another military airport in Ukraine's Crimea on Sunday, a defence ministry spokesman on the peninsula said.
Russian flags flooded Lenin Square in the centre of Crimea's capital Simferopol Sunday as thousands rallied in support of Moscow's takeover of the peninsula -- vastly overwhelming a smaller pro-Ukraine demonstration nearby.