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The Crimean Peninsula Crisis According To Sex And The City Gifs

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February 21st: Pro-Russia Prez Viktor Yanukovych flees Ukraine/Feb 22nd: Ukraine gov deposes him

The interim president, Oleksandr Turchynov, is recognized by the US and EU, but Russia sees this as a coup d'etat and does not recognize the shift as illegitimate.

February 27: 60 Pro-Russian gunmen take control of the Crimean Parliament building and Crimean Parliament holds an emergency session

Crimean Parliament decides to terminate Crimean government and replaces current Prime Minister Anatolii Mohyliov with member of the Russian Unity Party Sergey Aksyonov.

March 16: 95.5% of voters in Crimea support referendum to join Russia

This is following the March 6th voting of the Crimean Supreme Council in favor of formally acceding to the Russian Federation

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