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Shots fired in Ukraine’s Crimea stand-off

Shots fired in Ukraine’s Crimea stand-off

SEVASTOPOL/KIEV — A pro-Russian force opened fire in seizing a Ukrainian military base in Crimea yesterday (March 11) and NATO announced reconnaissance flights along its eastern...

Crimea’s new leader, a man with a murky past

Crimea’s new leader, a man with a murky past

SIMFEROPOL — Two weeks ago, Mr Sergei Aksyonov was a small-time Crimean politician, the leader of a tiny pro-Russia political party that could barely summon 4 per cent of the...

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