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Avakov says two Crimean airports taken over by Russian army

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Feb. 28, 2014, 10:09 a.m. | Ukraine — by Katya Gorchinskaya

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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Katya Gorchinskaya

Deputy Chief Editor

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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