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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 21 March 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 21 March 2014   1. Situation in Crimea Russian armed forces continue to blockade Ukrainian military bases and headquarters. A representative of the Ministry of Defense stated that the Ministry is preparing for the evacuation from Crimea of the families of military servicemen, but that there is no decision on the [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 20 March 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 20 March 2014   1. Situation in Crimea Russian military continue to blockade Ukrainian armed forces bases and headquarters. According to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine there was an attempt to storm the army base near the Balbek airport, but the attempt was repulsed. The Ministry of Defense also reported [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 19 March 2014

1. Situation in Crimea After the death of a Ukrainian soldier yesterday, acting President Turchynov issued an order allowing Ukrainian armed forces in Crimea to fire their weapons to defend themselves “according to military statutes.” The Ministry of Defense reported that the Commander of the Navy in Crimea, S. Hayduk, was kidnapped by unknown persons. [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 18 March 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 18 March 2014 1. Soldier killed in Crimea According to reports a Ukrainian soldier has been shot and killed in Simferopol, Crimea during an attempt to storm a military building by Russian troops. PM Yatseniuk stated that the invasion of Crimea is turning from a political to a military conflict. Yatseniuk [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 17 March 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 17 March 2014   1. Situation in Crimea and the “Referendum” The illegal and unconstitutional “referendum” took place in Crimea yesterday. According to its “organizers,” turnout was over 83% and 96.8% “voted” to join Crimea to the Russian Federation. Several media outlets reported that their journalists were forcibly removed from polling [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 14 March 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 14 March 2014     1. Situation in Crimea Russian troops continue to blockade Ukrainian military bases and headquarters. The Border Service of Ukraine reports that one of their patrol planes was fired upon from a Russian personnel carrier near Armyansk. A human chain was organized along Crimean highways in [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 13 March 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 13 March 2014   1. Situation in Crimea Troops of the Russian Federation continue to blockade Ukrainian armed forces bases and headquarters. The self-appointed head of the Council of Ministers of Crimea A. Aksyonov signed a resolution which “nationalizes” (brings under the control of the self-appointed pro-Russian ‘government’ in Crimea [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 12 March 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 12 March 2014   1.    Situation in Crimea   Russian military units continue to blockade Ukrainian armed forces bases and headquarters. According to reports an ultimatum was issued to the mechanized battalion in Bakhchysaray to surrender its weapons and swear loyalty to ‘Crimean forces.’ The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine stated that [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 10 March 2014

1. Situation in Crimea Russian troops continue to blockade Ukrainian military bases and headquarters in Crimea. An army artillery base in Yevpatoria has reportedly been issued an ultimatum by the Council of Ministers of Crimea to turn over its weapons to the special unit of the Russian Black Sea fleet that is “guarding” the base [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 7 March 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 7 March 2014 1. Situation in Crimea Russian military units continue to blockade Ukrainian military bases and headquarters. According to Ukraine’s Border Services, more than 30,000 Russian troops are now on Ukrainian territory in Crimea. The OSCE mission to Ukraine, 52 military and civilian personnel, which was to visit and report [&hellip


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