WorldViews: These photographs show the dramatic standoff at Belbek air base in Crimea today

By Anup Kaphle, March 22, 2014

Earlier Saturday, Russian forces used armored vehicles to break into a Ukranian air base in Belbek, Crimea, essentially seizing control of one of the last Ukrainian military outposts on the peninsula. As my colleague Carol Morello reported, the standoff lasted for hours and gunfire and explosions could be heard as the vehicles broke down the gate. At least two people had been wounded and were taken away in ambulances.

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