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Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, stand guard outside a Ukrainian military base in Perevalnoye, near the Crimean city of Simferopol, March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, stand guard outside a Ukrainian military base in Perevalnoye, near the Crimean city of Simferopol, March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, stand guard outside a Ukrainian military base in Perevalnoye, near the Crimean city of Simferopol, March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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Workers put up a new sign at the local parliament building in Simferopol March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Workers put up a new sign at the local parliament building in Simferopol March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Workers put up a new sign at the local parliament building in Simferopol March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Members of Crimean self-defence units walk in formation while leaving the territory of the naval headquarters in Sevastopol, March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Members of Crimean self-defence units walk in formation while leaving the territory of the naval headquarters in Sevastopol, March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Members of Crimean self-defence units walk in formation while leaving the territory of the naval headquarters in Sevastopol, March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A man paints a street scene as workers put up a new sign at the local parliament building in Simferopol March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A man paints a street scene as workers put up a new sign at the local parliament building in Simferopol March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A man paints a street scene as workers put up a new sign at the local parliament building in Simferopol March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, walk on the territory of the naval headquarters in Sevastopol, March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, walk on the territory of the naval headquarters in Sevastopol, March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, walk on the territory of the naval headquarters in Sevastopol, March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A Ukrainian serviceman (R) smokes while standing behind the gate of his military base, as an armed man, believed to be a Russian serviceman, stands guard in Perevalnoye, near the Crimean city of Simferopol, March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A Ukrainian serviceman (R) smokes while standing behind the gate of his military base, as an armed man, believed to be a Russian serviceman, stands guard in Perevalnoye, near the Crimean city of Simferopol, March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A Ukrainian serviceman (R) smokes while standing behind the gate of his military base, as an armed man, believed to be a Russian serviceman, stands guard in Perevalnoye, near the Crimean city of Simferopol, March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, stand guard outside a Ukrainian military base in Perevalnoye, near the Crimean city of Simferopol, March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, stand guard outside a Ukrainian military base in Perevalnoye, near the Crimean city of Simferopol, March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, stand guard outside a Ukrainian military base in Perevalnoye, near the Crimean city of Simferopol, March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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Ukrainian armored personnel carriers (APCs) are seen near the village of Salkovo, in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian armored personnel carriers (APCs) are seen near the village of Salkovo, in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian armored personnel carriers (APCs) are seen near the village of Salkovo, in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd R), Crimea's Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov (front L), Crimean parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (back L) and Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaliy shake hands after a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool

Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd R), Crimea's Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov (front L), Crimean parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (back L) and Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaliy shake hands after a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow...more

Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd R), Crimea's Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov (front L), Crimean parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (back L) and Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaliy shake hands after a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool
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A Ukrainian soldier stands on top of an armoured personnel carrier at a checkpoint near the village of Salkovo in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian soldier stands on top of an armoured personnel carrier at a checkpoint near the village of Salkovo in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A Ukrainian soldier stands on top of an armoured personnel carrier at a checkpoint near the village of Salkovo in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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An Ukrainian soldier stands near an armored personnel carrier (APC) at a checkpoint near the village of Salkovo, in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Viktor Gurniak

An Ukrainian soldier stands near an armored personnel carrier (APC) at a checkpoint near the village of Salkovo, in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Viktor Gurniak

An Ukrainian soldier stands near an armored personnel carrier (APC) at a checkpoint near the village of Salkovo, in Kherson region adjacent to Crimea, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Viktor Gurniak
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd R, front), Crimea's Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov (L, front), parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (2nd L, front) and Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaliy attend a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool

Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd R, front), Crimea's Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov (L, front), parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (2nd L, front) and Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaliy attend a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow...more

Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd R, front), Crimea's Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov (L, front), parliamentary speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (2nd L, front) and Sevastopol Mayor Alexei Chaliy attend a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool
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