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  • Military personnel, believed to be Russian servicemen, walk in formation outside the territory of a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 3, 2014.
  • A Pro-Russian “Self Defense” patrol outside parliament in Simferopol, March 3, 2014 (Sebastian Meyer/VOA)
  • Armed men, believed to be Russian soldiers, stand outside the civilian port in the Crimean town of Kerch, March 3, 2014.
  • A Russian military helicopter flies near Simferopol, March 3, 2014.
  • An armed man stands near a Ukrainian military base in Simferopol, March 3, 2014.
  • A Crimean irregular, left, with whip, came out in a show of pro-Russian solidarity in the regional capital, Simferopol, March 3, 2014 (Elizabeth Arrott/VOA)
  • Pro-Russian self-defense units stand guard near parliament in Simferopol in Ukraine's contested Crimean Republic, March 3, 2014. (Elizabeth Arrott/VOA)
  • A man attaches a pro-Russian arm band to a another man joining a “Self Defense” group outside parliament in Simferopol, March 3, 2014 (Sebastian Meyer/VOA)
  • A Cossak member of a pro-Russia self-defence unit stands outside the parliament building of the local government in Simferopol, March 3, 2014.
  • Ukrainian soldiers stand guard at the gate of a military base in the port of Kerch, Ukraine, March 3, 2014.
  • A woman wearing a Ukrainian flag stands at a memorial for people killed in clashes with the police at Kyiv's Independence Square, March 3, 2014.

Images from Ukraine

Published March 03, 2014


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