Soldier at Crimean airport 'confirms he is Russian'

One of the soldiers at the main Crimean airport Simferopol have told a local media that they are Russian, according to ITV News Europe Editor James Mates who is in Ukraine.


A soldier at Crimea's Semferipol airport has confirmed to local Channel 1 TV that they are Russian. #Ukraine


Soldiers now controlling Crimea's main airport look v professional. All markings removed from uniforms. #Ukraine calling it 'invasion'

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Police re-capture government building in Donetsk

Police re-captured the administrative headquarters of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk and have around 68 pro-Russian protesters in custody who are being questioned over the occupation.