Russia: Surrender or Face ‘Storm’


russia-ukraineRussia’s Black Sea fleet has issued a final ultimatum to Ukrainian forces stationed in Crimea. Russia told two Ukrainian warships to surrender within the hour or be seized. An ultimatum to all Ukrainian forces in Crimea was issued for 5 a.m. Tuesday to give up or face a “military storm.”

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev “declared that it is necessary to protect the interests of all Ukrainian citizens, including residents of Crimea, and citizens of Russia who are located in Ukraine,” according to Interfax.

Crimea, home to Ukraine’s largest ethnic Russian community, is under the control of political officials who are aligned with Putin. Read more.

{Andy Newscenter}



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