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#crimea crisis

# crimea-crisis - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

US:Russia tensions now affecting space exploration, as NASA cuts Moscow contacts

The US space agency has cut all contacts with Russia, except for cooperation on board the International Space Station.

# crimea-crisis - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Ukraine calls for release of "abducted" commander whose base was stormed yesterday

It’s believed Col Yuliy Mamchur is being held in a Russian military jail.

# crimea-crisis - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Russian forces storm Ukraine airbase. Reports of soldier shot.

Shots were fired as armoured vehicles entered the Belbek base near Sevastopol, after a deadline to hand the complex over to Russia expired.

# crimea-crisis - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Russia isolated as China abstains from UN vote on Crimea

Moscow has vetoed a resolution criticising tomorrow’s succession referendum in Crimea. China, which often backs Russia, abstained from the UN vote.

"Putin, get out of Ukraine": 50,000 turn out for anti-intervention rally... in Moscow

The march comes on the eve of Crimea’s vote on whether to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.

# crimea-crisis - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Kerry meeting Russian foreign minister in bid to calm Ukraine tensions

America’s top diplomat said last night that Moscow was looking for a “pretext” to invade Ukraine further.