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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.

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Pro-Russian forces seal off another airport in Crimea

An armed pro-Russian force wearing plain military uniforms sealed off another military airport in Ukraine's Crimea, a defence ministry spokesman on the peninsula said.

Armed men, believed to be Russian soldiers, near Ukrainian military base in Yevpatoria Credit: REUTERS/Thomas Peter

The 80 or so-strong group, who were supporting 50 civilians, blocked off the entrance to the airport near the village of Saki and established machine-gun posts along the landing strip, spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov said.

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