Friday, March 7
(Moscow) -- Ukraine's prime minister says his country is ready to use military force if Russian troops expand further into his country. His statement came after Crimea's parliament voted unanimously to leave Ukraine and join Russia. A referendum on the matter is set for March 16th. Russian troops have Ukraine's Crimea region on military lockdown. They have seized multiple strategic locations there. At least one Russian TV station is showing Crimea as part of Russia instead of part of Ukraine.