Crimea Crisis: Ukraine-Russia Tensions in Photos

Armed men take control of Crimean airports; Russian armed convoy spotted on road to regional capital; fugitive president accuses 'pro-fascists' of forcing his ouster.

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A soldier atop a Russian armored personnel carriers with a road sign reading "Sevastopol - 32 kilometers, Yalta - 70 kilometers", near the town of Bakhchisarai, Ukraine, Feb. 28, 2014. Credit: AP
Vladimir Putin (L), then Russia's Prime Minister, walking side by side with Alexander Zaldostanov (L), nicknamed "the Surgeon", the leader of the group of Russian bikers called the Night Wolves, 2010
Unidentified armed men patrol outside of Simferopol airport, on February 28, 2014.
Russian armored personnel carriers and a truck are parked on the side of the road near the town of Bakhchisarai, Ukraine, Feb. 28, 2014.
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Vladimir Putin (L), then Russia's Prime Minister, walking side by side with Alexander Zaldostanov (L), nicknamed "the Surgeon", the leader of the group of Russian bikers called the Night Wolves, 2010Credit: AFP
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Unidentified armed men patrol outside of Simferopol airport, on February 28, 2014.Credit: AFP
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Russian armored personnel carriers and a truck are parked on the side of the road near the town of Bakhchisarai, Ukraine, Feb. 28, 2014.Credit: AP
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