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Masked gunmen seize Crimea’s legislature building

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Masked gunmen stormed the parliament in Ukraine’s Crimea region Thursday as Russian fighter jets scrambled to patrol borders, and the newly formed national government pledged to prevent a national breakup with strong backing from the West.

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  • Headline: Masked gunmen seize Crimea’s legislature building
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 02/28/2014
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