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Anti-Yanukovych protester sit on top of an army armored vehicle drive past a barricade along a street in central Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. Ukraine put its police on high alert after dozens of armed pro-Russia men stormed and seized local government buildings in Ukraine’s Crimea region early Thursday and raised a Russian flag over a barricade. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Anti-Yanukovych protester sit on top of an army armored vehicle drive past a barricade along a street in central Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. Ukraine put its police on high alert after dozens of armed pro-Russia men stormed and seized local government buildings in Ukraine’s Crimea region early Thursday and raised a Russian flag over a barricade. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Pro-Russian demonstrators march with a huge Russian flag during a protest in front of a local government building in Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. Ukraine’s acting interior minister says Interior Ministry troops and police have been put on high alert after dozens of men seized local government and legislature buildings in the Crimea region. The intruders raised a Russian flag over the parliament building in the regional capital, Simferopol, but didn’t immediately voice any demands. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Pro-Russian activists hold up Orthodox icons at a checkpoint outside the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Sevastopol in the Crimea, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. The banner reads “Banderlogs not pass!”, a phrase based on a Hindi word for monkeys and impugning all anti-Yanukovic supporters as vacuous chattering people. Russia scrambled fighter jets to patrol its border, reportedly gave shelter to the country’s fugitive president and stood by as pro-Russian gunmen stormed offices of Ukraine’s strategic region, deepening the crisis for the new Ukrainian government even as it was being formed. (AP Photo/Andrew Lubimov)

Pro-Russian activists stand at a checkpoint outside the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Sevastopol in the Crimea, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. Russia scrambled fighter jets to patrol its border, reportedly gave shelter to the country’s fugitive president and stood by as pro-Russian gunmen stormed offices of Ukraine’s strategic region, deepening the crisis for the new Ukrainian government even as it was being formed.(AP Photo/Andrew Lubimov)

Pro-Russian activists carry Orthodox Icons at a checkpoint outside the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Sevastopol in the Crimea, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. Russia scrambled fighter jets to patrol its border, reportedly gave shelter to the country’s fugitive president and stood by as pro-Russian gunmen stormed offices of Ukraine’s strategic region, deepening the crisis for the new Ukrainian government even as it was being formed. (AP Photo/Andrew Lubimov)

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