Military airport in Ukraine's Crimea taken over by Russian soldiers-Interfax

KIEV Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:20am EST

KIEV Feb 28 (Reuters) - Russian servicemen wearing helmets and armoured body protection and backed by armoured personnel carriers have taken up position on the perimeter of a military airport at Sevastopol, in Ukraine's Crimea, Interfax news agency said.

The agency quoted military sources in the region as saying that they had gone to Belbek military airport to stop "fighters" flying in.