Standoff at Sevastopol: Eyewitness account of the opening shots in the Second Crimea War?
Haaretz's Anshel Pfeffer reports from the Crimean airbase where Russian troops fired over heads of unarmed Ukrainian soldiers.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine – Early on Tuesday a group of women wrapped in colorful coats tried to warm themselves around a small fire by the gate to Belbek air base, near this city in the southern Crimea. Their husbands were barricaded in buildings inside the base, one of the last bastions of resistance to Russia’s invasion of the peninsula.
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