Pro-Russia Armed Men Seize Crimea Parliament, Govt HQ

It looks like a civil war may be on the horizon, with the Crimean peninsula as the flash point.
Pro-Russia Armed Men Seize Crimea Parliament, Govt HQ

Via AFP:

Ukraine's ousted pro-Moscow president emerged defiant Thursday from five days in hiding as the country's new leaders issued a blunt warning to Russia against any aggression on the volatile Crimean peninsula.

Anxious Western governments voiced fears about the "dangerous" situation in Crimea after dozens of pro-Kremlin gunmen in combat fatigues seized government buildings in the autonomous republic and pleaded with Moscow not to escalate tensions.

News agencies in Moscow said fugitive president Viktor Yanukovych would hold a press conference in Russia on Friday in his first public appear...

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