Pro-Ukraine activists beaten up in Crimea
9 March 2014 Last updated at 14:47 GMT
Violence has erupted at a pro-Ukrainian rally in the Crimean city of Sevastopol.
About 100 pro-Russians with clubs attacked people who were guarding the rally being held to commemorate the 200th anniversary of poet Taras Shevchenko, attended by some 200 people.
Ben Brown reports from Sevastopol.