February 28, 2014
“Unrest in the Crimea grew on Thursday night as 50 gunmen took over the local airport, after occupying government buildings in the capital, Simferopol. The pro-Russian forces, who displayed a sign that read, “Crimea is Russia,” have been protesting against the new government in Kiev. The conflict has reached such a boiling point that secession has become a real possibility overnight.
Read more of this article by Eileen Shim at PolicyMic here.