A week from today, people in Crimea will vote to decide whether the region will leave Ukraine and become part of Russia.
The vote has been denounced as illegitimate by some observers, and even as "treason" by others.
But the Crimean Parliament is in no hurry to compromise.
Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports from the Crimean capital of Simferopol.
Source: Al Jazeera