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Ukraine’s soldiers under siege in Crimea

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Mar. 19, 2014 12:23
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Ukranian soldiers stand guard inside the Ukrainian navy headquarters in Simferopol on March 18, 2014. Russia's Constitutional Court unanimously ruled on March 19, 2014 that President Vladimir Putin acted legally by signing a treaty to make Crimea part of Russia, in an essential step in the Russian legal process towards ratifying the treaty. AFP PHOTO/ Filippo MONTEFORTE
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SIMFEROPOL, Crimea -- On March 19, the morning after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the annexation of Crimea, Ukrainian troops located across the peninsula came under seige.

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