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Russian troops storm Ukrainian base in Crimea

Russian troops storm Ukrainian base in Crimea

Russian troops, supported by armored vehicles, stormed a Ukrainian airbase in Crimea on Saturday.

At least one is injured after the assault on the Belbek base, near Sevastopol. The base is now under Russian control.

The Ukrainian commander of the base told his men he was being taken away by the Russians for talks.

Photo: Pro-Russian protester waves a Russian flag in front of Ukrainian riot police guarding the regional administration building in central Donetsk. (YANNIS BEHRAKIS/REUTERS via NBCNews.com)

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