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Armed men seize govt building, parliament in Ukraine’s Crimea: Report

They have not yet made any demands, posted on Facebook by by Tatar leader, Refat Chubarov.

Kiev | Published: February 27, 2014 3:16:32 pm
ukraine-med Armed men have seized parliament building in Ukraine’s Crimea,regional building.

Armed men have seized the regional government building and the parliament building in Ukraine’s Crimea, scene on Wednesday of a confrontation between pro-Russia separatists and supporters of the country’s new leaders, Interfax news agency said on Thursday.

It quoted a local Tatar leader, Refat Chubarov, as saying on Facebook: “I have been told that the buildings of parliament and the council of ministers have been occupied by armed men in uniforms that do not bear any recognisable insignia.”

“They have not yet made any demands,” he said

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