Media playback is unsupported on your device

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.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.