The displays of pro-Russian fervour came after Ukraine's new pro-Western government accused Russia of launching an "armed invasion" of Simferopol's airport and another near Sebastopol.
Pro-Russian Forces Flex Muscles In Crimea
February 28, 2014

Via AFP:

Pro-Russian activists flexed their muscles in Crimea on Friday, swarming government buildings after Kalashnikov-toting men in fatigues descended on two key airports, as tensions mounted over the strategic Ukrainian peninsula.

Hundreds of pro-Moscow protesters in Crimea's capital Simferopol massed outside the regional parliament -- seized Thursday by separatist commandos -- as 50 others formed a barricade outside the Ukrainian presidency's local office, blocking its newly designated director from going inside.

And in the port city of Sebastopol, home to Russia's Black Sea Fleet, 40 pro...

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