6:02 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Crisis In Crimea: Local Author Shares Insights

As soon as the Olympics were over two weeks ago, Russia sent troops into Ukraine in a standoff over control of Crimea. This is in spite of international condemnation that it’s essentially a Russian military occupation. Crimea’s regional government is now preparing for an upcoming referendum, widely expected to pass, to declare independence from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation.