Ukraine Protests

Emilio Morenatti/AP

An anti-Yanukovych protester sits next to his tent in Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, Ukraine, Sunday, March 2, 2014. A convoy of hundreds of Russian troops is heading toward the regional capital, Simferopol on the Crimean peninsula in Ukraine today. On the road from Sevastopol, the Crimean port where Russia maintains a naval base, AP journalists saw 12 military trucks. Russian troops took over the strategic Black Sea peninsula yesterday and are ignoring international protests.

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