It appears that a Russian invasion of Ukraine, specifically the Crimea, is ongoing, or at least the Ukrainian Interior Ministry thinks so, and the Russian Parliament is readying laws to incorporate new territory into the Russian Federation easily. A law has also just been passed allowing Ukrainians to obtain Russian citizenship almost immediately.
Unconfirmed video of Russian MIL attack helicopters being flown to Sevastopol airport. Ukrainian ministry talking of an attempted naval blockade.. Unconfirmed photograph of road blockade leading to airport in Sevastopol. BBC journalists reporting Russian troops on the move in Sevastopol and another photo of the Russian warship making its way into Balaclava Bay.
How will the West respond? Ukraine has a large border with Poland, an EU member. Russia also signed a memorandum with the UK and US in 1994 vowing to respect Ukraine’s integrity.