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story.lead_photo.caption Amid reports of Russian military activity in the area Friday, unidentified soldiers block the road toward the military airport at the Black Sea port of Sevastopol in Ukraine’s Crimea region. - Photo by AP / IVAN SEKRETAREV

Armed men took control of key airports in Crimea on Friday and Russian transport planes flew into the strategic region, Ukrainian officials said, as U.S. President Barack Obama warned Russia against intervening militarily in Ukraine.

Photo by IVAN SEKRETAREV / AP
Russian armored vehicles stop on a road Friday near Bakhchiasarai in Ukraine’s Crimea region, apparently for repairs on one of them. Russia has numerous military facilities in Crimea.
Photo by PABLO MARTINEZ MONSIVAIS / AP
President Barack Obama, addressing the situation Friday in Ukraine, warned Russia that “there will be costs” for any military intervention.

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Front Section, Pages 1 on 03/01/2014

Print Headline: 2 airports in Crimea taken; Russia suspect

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