Surrounded by Russian militiamen, a Ukrainian officer says his outpost is cut off

By Pam Constable, March 10, 2014

BAKHCHYSARAY, Ukraine — Lt. Col. Sergei Sadovnik, a tall Ukrainian army officer, emerged nervously Monday afternoon from the front gate of a military transport base in this Crimean village, surrounded by pro-Russian militiamen. Just inside the gate, several dozen armed men could be seen, some with masks and Kalashnikov rifles.

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