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Report: Russian servicemen confiscate weapons in Crimea region
By REUTERS
03/02/2014
 
Russian military servicemen have taken weapons from a radar base and naval training facility in Ukraine's Crimea region and urged personnel to side with the peninsula's "legitimate" leaders, Interfax news agency said on Sunday.

It quoted a Ukrainian Defense Ministry source as saying the Russian servicemen had taken pistols, rifles and ammunition cartridges from the radar post near in the town of Sudak and taken them away by car.

Another group of Russian military had also removed weapons from a Ukrainian navy training center in the port city of Sevastopol, where Russia's Black Sea Fleet also has a base.
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