Official Russian military medal to "green men" for capturing Crimea. Says action started before fall of Yanukovich. Crimea is ready to pay for the Dnieper water by world standards Ukrainian forces at entrances to the SlavyanskUkraine defence minister said if Russia sends 'peace-keeping forces' into country, Kyiv military will fight them Strelkov: There is a lot of anarchy in the militia, but we will gradually merge all units into one force acting in Donbass and beyond. Igor Strelkov backgrounder: GRU Strelkov: OSCE monitors spied on Russian troops across the border, were detained by Sloviansk militia as a result of Ukr military blunder Sloviansk militia commander Strelkov says his unit was formed in Crimea, comprised of volunteers Ukraine blocks fresh water supplies to Crimea16 year old student was beaten and killed by Russian policemen in Crimea for speaking UkrainianMore than 4 thousand Ukrainian soldiers and their families left the Crimea Cossacks carry a coffin at the funeral for men killed in a recent gunfight in the eastern Ukraine city of Slavyansk PrivatBank said Bank of Russia seized its Crimean branches Mykolaiv, Zaporizhzhya, Kharkiv are building block-posts at entrances to cities. Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk is Easter message promises to restore 'special status' of Russian language. Ukraine foreign minister: pro-Russia separatists have "a few days" to leave occupied buildings or face "concrete actions" after Easter Leader of Donetsk People's Republic Pushilin says the referendum is about "sovereignty."Sergei Lavrov calls for an amnesty for protesters in Ukraine and says a broad national dialogue to resolve the crisis must start immediately Ukraine MFA: Geneva meet ended, agreed on a joint statmnt on immed de-escalation in the east rgns of Ukraine: good&promising start President Obama OKs more non-lethal aid to Ukrainian military, U.S. defense secretary says. Hundreds of riot police to protect prounity rally on Donetsk Commander: police force under control of Kyiv Ukraine Gunmen on road to SlovyanskAll four parties: Kerry, Lavrov, Deshchytsia, Ashton entering sixth hour of talks, aimed at producing joint statement in Geneva on Ukraine Gunmen at Donetsk city councilUkraine has banned Russian and Crimean men age 16-60 ( women 20-35) from entering the country, @aeroflot says 100+ anti-Kyiv protestors with Donetsk flags are reportedly headed to airport, their number growing all the time Sergei Shevchenko, pro Russia protestor, injured in clash w/ Ukraine soldiers in Mariupol. A decline in oil prices to $80 will not have serious consequences for Russian economy - PutinPutin does not see it as necessary to send Russian troops to eastern Ukraine Traces of tonight's fighting in Mariupol f

Map. History of Ukraine conflict

26 April 2014
Official Russian military medal to "green men" for capturing Crimea. Says action started before fall of Yanukovich.
Ukrainian forces at entrances to the Slavyansk
16 year old student was beaten and killed by Russian policemen in Crimea for speaking Ukrainian
Cossacks carry a coffin at the funeral for men killed in a recent gunfight in the eastern Ukraine city of Slavyansk
Mykolaiv, Zaporizhzhya, Kharkiv are building block-posts at entrances to cities.
Hundreds of riot police to protect prounity rally on Donetsk Commander: police force under control of Kyiv Ukraine
Gunmen on road to Slovyansk
Gunmen at Donetsk city council
Sergei Shevchenko, pro Russia protestor, injured in clash w/ Ukraine soldiers in Mariupol.
Traces of tonight's fighting in Mariupol f