Armed and masked Russian soldiers are currently stationed all over Crimea, Ukraine, casting a severely imposing presence. That hasn't stopped people from taking photos with them, though.
With the caption: "I'm not shy."
With the hashtags, "#Crimea #war #Ukraine #troops #world."
With the caption: "Here they come."
With the caption: "My bodyguard!"
With the caption: "Sweetest guys."
With the caption: "Horrors of occupation in the Crimea!"
With the caption: "We are doing well :)"
With the (facetious) caption: "SOS!!! HELP!!!!"
And some are capturing scenes of soldiers that are just surreal:
With the caption: "Soldiers near the building of the Council of Ministers."
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