President Vladimir Putin (left) listens to Sberbank President German Gref (right) in Yalta , Crimea, Aug. 14, 2014.
President Vladimir Putin addresses members of Crimea's parliament. While in a meeting with lawmakers, he commented that his country was doing, "all we can to stop bloodshed in Ukraine as soon as possible," about 30 km from Yalta, Crimea. Aug. 14, 2014.
A local man stands next to a shell crater with his destroyed house in the background, in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Aug. 14, 2014.
Local resident Valentina Smirnova reacts as she stands in her home destroyed by shell attacks, in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Aug. 14, 2014.