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'So why aren't they shooting?' is Putin's question, Ukrainians say

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Mar. 04, 2014 18:56
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Ukrainian soldiers march back to their barracks at an airbase in Belbek, a small town outside Sevastopol, Crimea, after negotiations with Russian troops who have seized the compound failed.
Photo by Anastasia Vlasova

BELBEK, Crimea -- In the early morning hours of March 4, a group of unarmed Ukrainian soldiers marched from their barracks on the territory off Belbek military airfield near Sevastopol to demand that the heavily armed Russian troops who have besieged their base allow them to carry out their work.

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