International monitors arrive in Crimea

Observers in peninsula to assess security and human rights situation after reports of attacks against local media.

    International monitors have arrived in Crimea, the strategically-important peninsula now at the centre of Ukraine's political crisis, to monitor the security and human rights situation.

    There are reports of attacks against local media and protesters critical of Russia.

    Al Jazeera's Robin Forestier-Walker reports from Simferopol.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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