Interim president Oleksandr Turchynov also told agitated lawmakers that he was convening the country's security and defence chiefs for an emergency meeting over the unfolding crisis.
Ukraine Accuses Russia Of 'Armed Invasion' In Crimea
February 28, 2014

Via AFP:

Ukraine's ousted president Viktor Yanukovych insisted Friday he had not been overthrown as he defiantly surfaced in Russia from a week in hiding and savaged the new pro-Western powers in Kiev.

The deposed pro-Kremlin leader spoke as a new crisis erupted over what the pro-EU interim authorities branded as an "armed invasion" of Ukraine's volatile Crimean peninsula by Russian troops.

The untested new team -- made up in part of leaders of the protests that gripped Kiev for three months -- is grappling not only with separatism fears but also the risk of a devastating debt default.

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