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Ukraine Retakes Crimea Airports After Russian ‘Invasion’

Simferopol (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukrainian authorities said Friday they had regained control of two Crimean airports seized during an “armed invasion” by Russian forces that prompted the country’s new pro-EU leaders to appeal for protection from the West. The spiraling tensions in a nation torn between the West and Russia are set to take another […]

February 28, 2014

Yanukovych Insists ‘Not Overthrown’, Will Fight On

ROSTOV-ON-DON (Russia) (AFP) – Deposed Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych insisted Friday in his first public appearance since fleeing to Russia that he had not been overthrown and would continue to fight for the future of Ukraine. Yanukovych told reporters in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don that he had been “compelled to leave” Ukraine after […]

February 28, 2014