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There are also rumours of US military ships arriving in the Black Sea. And US specialists in Kiev.
shame you cant linky a rumor.
Ukrainian border guards reported a build-up of armoured vehicles on the Russian side of a narrow sea channel dividing Russia and the Ukrainian region of Crimea. A border statement guard spokesman also said on Monday that Russian ships had been moving in and around the port city of Sevastopol, where the Russian Black Sea Fleet has a base, and that Russian forces had blocked mobile telephone services in some areas. The build-up of Russian armour was near a ferry port on the Russian side of the Kerch Channel opposite the Ukrainian city of Kerch, a border guard spokesman said. [Reuters]
Unidentified armed mean rushed into the building of Donetsk Regional State Administration
The building of Donetsk Regional State Administration without any resistance on the part of law enforcement officers seized unidentified armed persons.
After the end of the meeting of the Regional Council, no one could leave the building. Police guarding the entrances to the building, has not issued any MPs or journalists, because the outside was aggressive crowd.
Meanwhile, protesters began to break the metal target. Employees of Special Forces "Griffin" guarding OSA, and missed parted the crowd inside.
Chanting "Russia" and "The police do not touch", the crowd burst inside. Broken gate as they dragged along. Who are these people and what their purpose - is unknown.
Just to point out that the BBC is not yet describing it as a war, just read through their spiel and came accross
-'Europe's biggest crisis in a century'
-'[russian troops] to stay in Ukraine'
Seems they are saying everything but war, which leads me to speculate that there is intense fighting! it's 1984 over here for sure!
Can anybody recommend any decent English language news sources to follow this one on.... I daren't watch the telly news, it'll send me under i'm sure... balance and intellectual integraty are what i'm looking for and i'm struggling.
I can only pray that those who respect human life prevail and those with grandiose agendas are unable to instigate them. I'm not religious but i do think there is real power in this kind of positive thinking, Let's hope for the best.
Does anyone know how to find the current location of the US 6th fleet?
In Donetsk, the armed pro-Russian separatists stormed Regional Council Building
Pics hereedit on 3/3/14 by asen_y2k because: (no reason given)
Russian fighter jets violate Ukrainian airspace in the Southern sector.
They were intercepted by Ukrainian Su-27. "Russian fighter air twice crossed the border of Ukraine in the southern sector. A defined operational airfield localization offenders was raised from the interceptor Mirgorodskoy brigade tactical fighter aircraft, which was located in the area of alert and readiness to counter perpetrators under the tasks" - According to the Ministry of Defence .
The Russians promised to use force if the Ukrainian border guards until 18.00 do mot surrender.