End of Day Report
Crisis In Crimea
As the crisis in Crimea drags on, no resolution is in sight. Russia scuttled an old ship to prevent Ukrainian vessels from leaving Donuzlav Lake. The Crimean parliament voted to join Russia and scheduled a March 16th referendum on secession from Ukraine.
Speaking from the White House this afternoon, President Obama condemned the referendum, saying it would "violate the Ukrainian constitution and international law." The White House also announced the imposition of visa restrictions and sanctions against Russia.Read More