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Unidentified Armed Men Seize Crimea Airport

An eyewitness source told AFP that the gunmen appeared to be in control of the airport early Friday morning.
Unidentified Armed Men Seize Crimea Airport

Via AFP:

Ukraine's ousted pro-Moscow president is set to hold a press conference Friday after emerging defiant from hiding, as fears grow of a regional conflict in the volatile Crimean peninsula.

Anxious Western governments voiced fears about the "dangerous" situation in Crimea, after dozens of pro-Kremlin gunmen in combat fatigues on Thursday 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 appearance s...

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