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An armed man, believed to be Russian serviceman, is seen in an armoured military vehicle outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

An armed man, believed to be Russian serviceman, is seen in an armoured military vehicle outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

An armed man, believed to be Russian serviceman, is seen in an armoured military vehicle outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, talk to a local man outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, talk to a local man outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, talk to a local man outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Employees of the TVK regional private television company work inside a studio as a statement made by ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich airs in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Employees of the TVK regional private television company work inside a studio as a statement made by ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich airs in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Employees of the TVK regional private television company work inside a studio as a statement made by ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich airs in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin
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A man rides a bicycle as armed men, believed to be Russian serviceman, stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man rides a bicycle as armed men, believed to be Russian serviceman, stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man rides a bicycle as armed men, believed to be Russian serviceman, stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Armed men believed to be Russian servicemen stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Armed men believed to be Russian servicemen stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Armed men believed to be Russian servicemen stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, talk to a local man outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, talk to a local man outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, talk to a local man outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski points at missiles placed under a wing of a F-16 fighter jet as he visits the Lask airbase in central Poland March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski points at missiles placed under a wing of a F-16 fighter jet as he visits the Lask airbase in central Poland March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski points at missiles placed under a wing of a F-16 fighter jet as he visits the Lask airbase in central Poland March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
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Members of a Crimean self-defence unit check the passport of a passenger at the railway station in Simferopol March 11, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Members of a Crimean self-defence unit check the passport of a passenger at the railway station in Simferopol March 11, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Members of a Crimean self-defence unit check the passport of a passenger at the railway station in Simferopol March 11, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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Members of a Crimean self-defence unit get instructions from their commander at the railway station in Simferopol March 11, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Members of a Crimean self-defence unit get instructions from their commander at the railway station in Simferopol March 11, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Members of a Crimean self-defence unit get instructions from their commander at the railway station in Simferopol March 11, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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Ukrainian acting Defense Minister Ihor Tenyukh addresses parliament in Kiev March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Alex Kuzmin

Ukrainian acting Defense Minister Ihor Tenyukh addresses parliament in Kiev March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Alex Kuzmin

Ukrainian acting Defense Minister Ihor Tenyukh addresses parliament in Kiev March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Alex Kuzmin
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An armed man (C) believed to be Russian servicemen stands guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

An armed man (C) believed to be Russian servicemen stands guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

An armed man (C) believed to be Russian servicemen stands guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Armed men believed to be Russian servicemen stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Armed men believed to be Russian servicemen stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Armed men believed to be Russian servicemen stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Armed men believed to be Russian servicemen stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Armed men believed to be Russian servicemen stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Armed men believed to be Russian servicemen stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Policemen check the passports of passengers at the railway station in Simferopol March 11, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Policemen check the passports of passengers at the railway station in Simferopol March 11, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Policemen check the passports of passengers at the railway station in Simferopol March 11, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich attends a news conference in the Russian southern city of Rostov-on-Don, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich attends a news conference in the Russian southern city of Rostov-on-Don, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich attends a news conference in the Russian southern city of Rostov-on-Don, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich makes a statement during a news conference in the Russian southern city of Rostov-on-Don, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich makes a statement during a news conference in the Russian southern city of Rostov-on-Don, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich makes a statement during a news conference in the Russian southern city of Rostov-on-Don, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Ukrainian acting Defense Minister Ihor Tenyukh addresses parliament in Kiev March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Alex Kuzmin

Ukrainian acting Defense Minister Ihor Tenyukh addresses parliament in Kiev March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Alex Kuzmin

Ukrainian acting Defense Minister Ihor Tenyukh addresses parliament in Kiev March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Alex Kuzmin
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