Crimea Crisis

Shots Fired as Russian Troops Seize Ukrainian Base in Crimea [Video]
March 22nd, 2014

Saturday Russian troops have stormed a Ukrainian airbase in Crimea throwing stun grenades, smashing through gates and walls with armored vehicles.

Crimeans Vote 96,7% to Quit Ukraine for Russia, West Rejects Referendum
March 16th, 2014

On Sunday, voters in the Crimea region voted with overwhelming majority to separate from Ukraine to join Russia, as the region has an ethnic Russian majority and became part of Ukraine only 60 years ago.

Ukraine Crisis: Crimea Votes to Join Russia as EU Holds Summit
March 6th, 2014

Crimean lawmakers have voted Thursday in favor of the Ukrainian region becoming part of Russia, and its pro-Moscow government has scheduled a referendum on March 16.