A Ukrainian base in Crimea surrounded by the “little green men,” heavily armed troops wearing no ensignia to hide the fact that the troops were Russian special forces. February 2014

A Ukrainian base in Crimea surrounded by the "little green men," heavily armed troops wearing no ensignia to hide the fact that the troops were Russian special forces. February 2014

A Ukrainian base in Crimea surrounded by the “little green men,” heavily armed troops wearing no ensignia to hide the fact that the troops were Russian special forces. February 2014

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