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Crimea crisis: Footage as pro-Russians seize naval base

19 March 2014 Last updated at 12:49 GMT

Pro-Russian forces have entered the Ukrainian navy's headquarters in Crimea, hoisting the Russian flag and prompting Ukrainian servicemen to leave.

It comes a day after Crimean leaders signed a treaty absorbing the peninsula into Russia, after a disputed referendum.

Footage shows how the takeover in the capital, Sevastopol, unfolded.

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