While Ukraine and Russia struggle for control of Crimea, international leaders pressure Russian president Vladimir Putin to reverse course.
G7 Leaders Condemn Russian 'Violation', Ukraine Mobilises Army
March 3, 2014

Via AFP:

Ukraine accused Russia on Monday of pouring more troops into Crimea and giving its forces an ultimatum to surrender as US President Barack Obama accused Moscow of being on the "wrong side of history" in Europe's worst standoff since the Cold War.

Both Washington and the European Union said they were looking at a range of sanctions against Russia for its threat to use force against an ex-Soviet neighbour for the first time since a brief 2008 conflict with Georgia.

Russia's Black Sea Fleet however denied it had issued an ultimatum to Ukranian forces and the country's parliament speaker s...

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