Freedom of speech under siege in Crimea

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Mar. 07, 2014 16:21
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A broken window is seen as journalists film outside the Crimean Parliament building in Simferopol on March 2, 2014. Armed pro-Russia men who had besieged Crimea's local parliament mysteriously vanished on March 2 but were still standing guard outside the regional government, as the capital of Ukraine's restive Black Sea peninsula remained calm but tense. AFP PHOTO/ GENYA SAVILOV
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In the past two weeks, Ukrainian and foreign correspondents have been threatened, attacked, and detained in Russian-occupied Crimea.

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