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With Ukraine Base Seizures, Russia Moves to Consolidate Control of Crimea

Russian flags are flying over more Ukrainian military bases in Crimea on Sunday. Russian soldiers and militiamen stormed a Ukrainian air force base in Crimea on Saturday, firing shots and smashing through gates and walls with armored vehicles, ending a lengthy standoff with Ukrainian forces. Ukrainian troops had been resisting Russian pressure to surrender arms and vacate Belbek airbase after Moscow officially declared the annexation of Crimea on Friday, following a controversial...

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