US believes troops on ground in Crimea are indeed russian. President Obama to give a statement in the briefing room on Ukraine 'Russia 'troops aim to provoke Kiev',says main story,while Rus BBC goes"Crimea: armed ppl in airports, APCs on roads" 'No Russian troops' in Crimea airports says EU's Russian ambassador Simferopol airport is working despite seizing by unknownArmed men at Simferopol airportU.N. Security Council meeting on #Ukraine crisis requested by Ukrainian mission to be at 3 pm ETOne of Simferopol's three synagogues last night graffitied with 'death to Jews', swastikas AP in Crimea spots convoy of Russian armored personnel carriers en route to capital UK Foreign office alert warns against all travel to Crimea - British nationals already there should leave by commercial means Kerry spoke today to Russian FM Lavrov and was told Russia is not engaging in any violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and does not intend to. Putin's biker club "Night Wolves" came to CrimeaGuys on the self made check point to Belbek airport Russian bikers take lead at block posts in CrimeaRussian flags have gone up on two border points btw Crimea and mainland Ukraine. Pro-Russia men w/guns checking cars Russia refused to negotiate on the Crimea, on what insisted the Ukrainian side according to the Treaty of friendship Yanukovych: I rented some space at Mezhyhirya to fulfill function of head of state. Not all mine. I paid $3.2M for my part. Rest not mine. "Russia needs to use all the leverage it has to prevent the chaos, the terror, that is unfolding in Ukraine." - Yanukovych Ousted Ukraine President Yanukovych says he will return to Ukraine once personal security assured Yanukovych: "I had a phone conversation w/Puntin after arriving to Russia and soon we'll have an opportunity t meet" Russian warship in Balaclava bay 'No takeover' at Crimean capital’s airport, ‘self-defense squads’ on nearby patrol The armed men blocking the way to Sevastopol's Belbek airport: Provocateurs draw "Ukrainian slogans" on memorials dedicated to WW2 in DnipropetrovskUnknown in camouflage with RPGsTurkish Airlines from Ankara to Moscow makes sudden u-turn over Crimea Near Rostov-na-Donu hall where Yanukovych will speakIn Dnipropetrovsk 25 city buses were burned tonight2-3 dozen militiamen at Simferopol Crimea airport quickly piled into a truck - with no plates - and are leaving. Simferopol airport is blocked by the GRU, not Black Sea fleet troops

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28 February 2014
One of Simferopol's three synagogues last night graffitied with 'death to Jews', swastikas
AP in Crimea spots convoy of Russian armored personnel carriers en route to capital
Putin's biker club "Night Wolves" came to Crimea
Guys on the self made check point to Belbek airport
Russian bikers take lead at block posts in Crimea
Russian flags have gone up on two border points btw Crimea and mainland Ukraine. Pro-Russia men w/guns checking cars
Yanukovych: "I had a phone conversation w/Puntin after arriving to Russia and soon we'll have an opportunity t meet"
Russian warship in Balaclava bay
The armed men blocking the way to Sevastopol's Belbek airport:
Provocateurs draw "Ukrainian slogans" on memorials dedicated to WW2 in Dnipropetrovsk
Unknown in camouflage with RPGs
Turkish Airlines from Ankara to Moscow makes sudden u-turn over Crimea
Near Rostov-na-Donu hall where Yanukovych will speak
In Dnipropetrovsk 25 city buses were burned tonight
2-3 dozen militiamen at Simferopol Crimea airport quickly piled into a truck - with no plates - and are leaving.