Update 2: ARMED ATTACKERS LEAVE UKRAINE MILITARY BASE IN SEVASTOPOL: TV5
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Update, and this time from Reuters:
- ARMED MEN ENTER UKRAINIAN MILITARY POST IN CRIMEA AND TAKE CONTROL, NO SHOTS FIRED - REUTERS REPORTER ON THE SCENE
- UKRAINIANS AND FORCES THOUGHT TO BE RUSSIANS HOLD NEGOTIATIONS AFTER MILITARY POST TAKEN, NO ARMS SEIZED - REUTERS REPORTER
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More lies, propaganda, or for once, the truth? Just out from Time's Simon Shuster:
BREAKING: Crimea TV reporting that Russians have begun storming Ukraine air-force base on the peninsula, ramming the gates with a truck— Simon Shuster (@shustry) March 7, 2014
20 Russian troops inside, moving toward command post of Crimea base, guarded by 100 Ukrainian troops, reports @ukrpravda_news— Simon Shuster (@shustry) March 7, 2014
Ukraine air force Colonel tells to TIME that Russian commander in charge of siege now demanding Ukraine forces lay down arms and surrender— Simon Shuster (@shustry) March 7, 2014
Then again, considering the source is disinformation central Ukraine Pravda, take it with a huge grain of salt.
More from Ukraine's version of Interfax:
Russian military assault Ukrainian military unit in Sevastopol
In Sevastopol, the Russian soldiers stormed the Ukrainian military unit A2355 , said the agency " Interfax- Ukraine " duty of the assistant .
He said the Russian military army "KAMAZ" struck the gate of a military unit , captured near building and break out to the command post .
Part of the territory located about 100 Ukrainian military strength is unknown assailants .
Military unit - 2355 located in Sevastopol Yuharyniy beam.
As reported , March 5, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the Russian troops in the Crimea there.
For now the AUDJPY, and its S&P500 derivative are not too happy about the rumor.