Russian military forces seize the Ukrainian airports in Crimea

Date: February 28, 2014

Location: Crimea Ukraine

Ukraine’s interior minister has claimed that Russian forces have taken control of two airports in the Crimea region.

Arsen Avakov said there had been no bloodshed when men he described as Russian naval forces arrived at a military airport near Sevastopol where the Russian Black Sea fleet has a base.

There were also no clashes when armed men he described as representing the Russian Federation also took over Simferopol international airport.

Report by Jeremy Barnes., ITN News.

Credits to: ODN

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