Russian Military surrounds Crimea
- As the Ukraine crisis is snowballing to become a war, Russian troops have completely surround Crimea and alleged to have taken the operational control of Crimea.
- Western countries have split on the economic sanctions to be imposed on Russia and also expulsion from G-8.
- US opined to expel Russia from G-8 but Germany didn’t favour the expulsion.
- Western leaders have shown consensus on suspending the G8 summit to be held at Sochi this year, if Russia doesn’t stop its interference.
- Russia said that Ukrainian forces in Crimea have shown allegiance to the pro-Russian local government.
- Ukraine Crisis