Ukraine to treat any Russian military movements in Crimea as aggression

by Reuters
Thursday, 27 February 2014 08:39 GMT

KIEV, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Ukraine said on Thursday it would regard any movements by Russian military in Crimea outside the Russian Black Sea fleet's base in Sevastopol as an act of aggression.

Acting President Oleksander Turchinov issued the warning in the national parliament after armed men seized the regional government and parliament buildings in Crimea, where some ethnic Russians want the region to join the Russian Federation.

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