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  • Pro-Russian irregulars form self defense units in Crimea's capital Simferopol, on March 2, 2014. (E. Arrott/VOA)
  • Soldiers without insignia guard buildings in the Crimean capital, a day after the Crimean prime minister called for Russian help on March 2, 2014 in Simferopol. (E Arrott/VOA)
  • A Crimean self defense group with shields painted as the flag of the contested Ukrainian autonomous republic in Simferopol on March 2, 2014. (E. Arrott/VOA)
  • War and peace: as Russia mobilizes troops in Ukraine's Crimea, some in the regional capital enjoy a Sunday stroll, Simferopol, March 2, 2014. (E. Arrott/VOA)

Crimea Photo Gallery

Published March 02, 2014


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