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Pro-Russian Forces Seize Ukrainian Naval Base

Hundreds of Crimean forces stormed a Ukrainian naval base in the port of Sevastopol on Wednesday, one day after the fatal shooting of a Ukrainian …

Russia Says It Took Down a U.S. Drone Over Crimea

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A Russian-owned arms and technology company claims that an American surveillance drone was disabled …

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For Crimean Tatars, one big question: What now?

The question hung in the air for a long moment, with none of the dozen men gathered for lunch at the Mahmud Sami Efendi mosque offering a quick answer: what would they do if their nightmare came true, and Crimea joined the Russian Federation this week?<p>Finally, Mustafa Mustafayef, a member of the …

U.K. to Russia: Crimea Isn't Scotland

"Nothing in the way the #Crimea referendum has been conducted should convince anyone that it is a legitimate exercise," the British foreign ministry tweeted.<p>On Sunday, Crimeans voted in a hastily organized referendum to secede from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation, pending Moscow's approval. …

Meet The 7 Putin Cronies Who Just Got Slapped With The Toughest Sanctions Since The Cold War

U.S. President Barack Obama announced a fresh round of sanctions on seven high-level Russian individuals on Monday, which senior U.S. officials classified as the most "comprehensive" sanctions since the end of the Cold War.<p>On a conference call Monday morning, senior Obama administration officials …

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As Crimea Celebrates a Crucial Vote, Uncertainty Fills the Streets

SIMFEROPOL, Crimea — Women shouted to each other from the train station in Simferopol, Crimea, on Monday morning. "Happy holiday!" they cheered. …

Russia's Vladimir Putin recognises Crimea as nation

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1061000/1061370_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518149746_024550df8a09ed2c6907f709e3aaf9aa<p><b>Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree recognising Crimea as a sovereign state, paving the way for it to be absorbed into Russia.</b><p>The …

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Globe in Ukraine: From clocks to currency, Crimea strips old ties to embrace Russia

The contrast could not have been clearer.<p>Just as Ukraine's Defence Minister Igor Tenyukh boldly declared that Crimea "was, is and will be our territory," Crimean officials were announcing plans to introduce the ruble, formally merge the territory with Russia and change the clocks to Moscow time. By …

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Mikhail Gorbachev Hails Crimea Result as ‘Happy Event’

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev hailed Crimea’s vote to join Russia as a “happy event” on Tuesday.<p>In remarks carried by online newspaper Slon.ru, the last leader of the U.S.S.R. said Crimea’s vote offered residents the freedom of choice and justly reflected their will.<p>The referendum …

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How Quickly Crimea Is Becoming Russia, in Photos

The latest de­vel­op­ments in the Ukraine crisis have come at light­ning speed.<p>Few­er than 48 hours passed between Crimea’s vote to se­cede from …

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Ukrainian serviceman killed in Crimea

A Ukrainian serviceman has been killed in an attack at a military facility in the Crimean capital Simferopol, the defence ministry has said.<p>Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan, reporting from Kiev, said news of the soldier's death had been received with "shock" and that Tuesday's attack had escalated the …

Defiant Putin Blasts West as Hypocrites for Ignoring 'Free Will' of Crimeans

In a defiant speech to lawmakers today, Russian President Vladimir Putin made it clear he has no intention to back down from plans to annex Crimea, …

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Pro-Russian forces enter Ukraine navy's Black Sea HQ

Russian flag flies above Sevastopol after Putin hails Crimea annexation and Ukraine accuses Moscow of war crime<p>Pro-Russian self-defence forces have entered the Ukrainian navy's Black Sea headquarters in Sevastopol and raised the Russian flag above the building less that 24 hours after Vladimir …

Clinton stakes out hawkish stance on Ukraine

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — So Hillary Clinton stands up and compares Vladimir Putin to Hitler, while Barack Obama sits in a Connecticut café eating a …

The View From Kiev: Coping With Ukraine's Unfinished Revolution

"There is no victory," a psychologist working with protesters says, "only a potential victory."<p>KIEV—In front of the scorched husk of the city's Trade Union building, three young men in grubby fatigues sit outside a tent pitched on Independence Square, their faces rattled and vacant. One stares up …

The Dark Ingenuity Of Russia's Crimea Takeover In 3 Photos

Vladimir Putin is orchestrating a clandestine takeover of Crimea in plain sight.<p>The Associated Press reports that "Crimea's self-defense forces on Wednesday stormed the Ukrainian navy headquarters in the Black Sea port of Sevastopol, taking possession without resistance a day after Russia signed a …

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Ukraine crisis in pictures: Pro-Russian forces take control in Crimea - Telegraph

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U.S. Rations, Promised for Ukraine, Are Missing In Action

The only help Obama has offered the Ukrainian military are military rations, but those haven’t even been sent yet, as Russian forces begin to attack …

Ukrainian MP assaults television station chief for 'pro-Russian' stance

Footage of Igor Miroshnichenko and five men forcing Oleksandr Panteleymonov to write resignation leader released online<p>Ukraine's new government was facing a stern test of resolve after a nationalist Ukrainian MP physically assaulted the head of a television station in Kiev and forced him to write a …