Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Ukraine crisis: Tank traps placed on Russian border

March 18 (BBC News Europe) President Vladimir Putin and the leaders of Crimea have signed a bill to absorb the peninsula into Russia. In a televised address, Vladimir Putin said Crimea "had always been part of Russia", and denied he was interested in annexing more territory.  "Tank traps" have been placed, and trenches dug on Ukraine's eastern border in order to repel any Russian attack.
Read more and see video at http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-26636085