Russian troops smash their way into Ukrainian base (15)

Khaleej Times 2014.03.22 22:46
(Reuters) / 23 March 2014 The facilities at Belbek and Novofedorovka had been among the last still under Ukrainian control after Moscows armed takeover and subsequent annexation of Crimea. Russian troops smashed their way into a Ukrainian airbase in Crimea with armoured vehicles, automatic fire and stun grenades on Saturday, while Ukrainian forces abandoned a naval base after attacks by pro-Russian protesters.
CRIMEA, AIRBASE, SIMFEROPOL, ANNEXATION, SERVICEMAN, COMMANDER, Podovalov, Ukraine, Russia