Ukraine's interior minister claims Russia has sent armed forces into the country and have now taken control of two airports in Crimea

A uniformed man told euronews:

“We want the people of Crimea to understand that we will stay here for a long, long period of time and that it’s a place not only for Russians and Tatars, but also for Ukrainians, Germans, Jews and they want to live here in peace.”

Security cam footage shows heavily armed gunmen storming Crimean Parliament, Thursday:

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