Advertising

One of last Ukrainian military bases in Crimea falls; commander's whereabouts unknown (UPDATE)

Author: Lily Hyde All articles by this author

More about Lily Hyde


Mar. 24, 2014 13:50
215 159
Victorious Russian soldiers move in on one of the Ukrainian military's last holdout bases, a marine camp in Fedosia, during a March 24 raid.
Photo by Lily Hyde

FEODOSIA, Crimea -- It started at about 4:15 a.m. on March 24, with dull explosions echoing over Feodosia. Russian soldiers and Russian-backed Crimean self-defense forces threw stun grenades into the territory of the Ukrainian 1st Separate Marine Battalion.

Exclusive article

To support independent journalism in Ukraine and gain access to this Kyiv Post exclusive article, please subscribe.

A Kyiv Post digital subscription is only $1.15 per week - the price of a cup of coffee!

Why support us? There are five reasons to subscribe to Kyiv Post.

Learn More
Subscribe now
Tags:


215 159

The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively public debate through the Disqus system. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. The Kyiv Post will ban flagrant violators. If you think that a comment or commentator should be banned, please flag the offending material.

comments powered by Disqus

Read more in {{sectionName}} section

All in {{sectionName}} section

SUBSCRIBE TO KYIV POST NEWSLETTERS