Masked gunmen seize Crimea’s legislature building
Posted: February 28, 2014 at 3:24 a.m.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Masked gunmen stormed the parliament in Ukraine’s Crimea region Thursday as Russian fighter jets scrambled to patrol borders, and the newly formed national government pledged to prevent a national breakup with strong backing from the West.
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