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For Ukraine Military in Crimea, Glum Capitulation and an Uncertain Future

24 Mar 2014 5:58 PM | Anonymous
The Ukrainian marines emerged Friday from their barracks juggling awkward armfuls of personal effects: wet-weather overcoats, suitcases, potted plants, even a model ship. They were giving up their headquarters here, surrendering to the reality of Russia’s occupation and annexation of the Crimean Peninsula, accepting that the struggle was already lost. The local pro-Russia militiamen who surrounded the building searched each marine’s possessions, poking through cardboard boxes and shopping bags to make sure no weapons were being taken. A few feet away, masked Russian soldiers watched impassively, leaning on their rifles.   New York Times.  Read More
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