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'
Pro-Russia activists recaptured administrative headquarters in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk and flew the Russian flag from its roof.
ITV News' Europe Correspondent describes the tense atmosphere surrounds a central government building in Donetsk .
New footage obtained by ITV News shows Russian troops firing warning shots as Ukrainian soldiers approached during a tense stand-off today.