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Avakov says two Crimean airports taken over by Russian army

Author: Katya Gorchinskaya All articles by this author

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Feb. 28, 2014 10:09
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Armed men guard a Crimean airport on Feb. 28. Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on Facebook this morning that the autonomous republic has now escalated to “a military intervention.”
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Two Crimean airports were taken over by Russian military troops, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on Facebook this morning. He said the situation in the autonomous republic has now escalated to “a military intervention” and called on the National Security Council to take urgent steps towards its regulation.

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