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Russian Forces Seize Ukraine's Main Military Hospital in Simferopol

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Russian forces have taken over Ukraine's main military hospital in Simferopol today and a military transport base in Bakhchysari as the Kremlin's military operation stayed on the offensive at strategic locations in the peninsula, reported Kyiv Post newspaper.



The Russian move to consolidate their hold on Ukraine's Crimea peninsula comes ahead of a referendum on March 16 that will ask voters in the two-million person peninsula to vote for independence from Ukraine and to rejoin Russi



Some 20-30 men in military uniforms captured the military hospital at about noon toda



They carried truncheons and threatened hospital workers and some 30 patients, who are Ukrainian soldiers or veterans


Russian Forces Seize Ukraine's Main Military Hospital in Simferopol

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