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Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine

Simon Ostrovsky visits the Belbek airbase.

Despite overwhelming support within Crimea to join the Russian Federation, Ukrainian forces refused to cede their air and naval and bases to the Russians last week. VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky visits the Belbek airbase, which was being overrun by Cossacks and members of the Russian military who believe they had liberated Crimea – though local forces don't seem to agree.