UN Envoy Harassed in Crimea

A special UN envoy cut short his mission in Crimea after being harassed by armed men and ordered to leave the region, Wednesday.

Robert Serry said the car he was traveling in was blocked by unidentified armed men in camouflage uniforms after he visited the headquarters of the Ukrainian navy in Simferopol.

Crimea Referendum Set for March 16

The referendum on the status of Crimеa was once more moved to an earlier date and will be held on March 16. 

According to Crimea's first deputy-prime minister Rustam Temirgaliev, Crimeans will be asked  to decide if the autonomous republic stays part of Ukraine or joins Russia. 
There will be two questions on the ballots.