'Warning shots fired as observers try to enter Crimea'

International military observers from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said "warning shots" were fired as the mission turned back trying to enter Crimea.


Military assessment visitors from OSCE States turned back from Crimea checkpoint at Armyans'k. Warning shots fired. Everyone safe. #Ukraine

The OSCE observers have been unable to enter Ukraine's Crimea peninsula for the second day in a row.

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Russian troops 'opened fire during military post takeover'

Russian troops opened fire during a takeover of a Ukrainian military post in Crimea but no one was injured, news agency Interfax reports.