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Concerns Grow In Ukraine Over Pro Russian Demonstrations In The Crimea Region

Pro-Russian Cossacks rally outside the Crimean parliament building on February 28, 2014 in Simferopol, Ukraine. According to media reports Russian soldiers have occupied the airport at nearby Sevastapol while soldiers whose identity could not be initally confirmed have stationed themselves at Simferopol International Airport in moves that are raising tensions between Russia and the new Kiev government.

Crimea has a majority Russian population and armed, pro-Russian groups have occupied government buildings in Simferopol.

See more of Photographer Sean Gallup’s images from Simferopol, Ukraine here

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