Russia annexes Crimea but Ukrainian soldiers remain defiant

March 19, 2014


(AP/Vadim Ghirda)
A Russian flag is on display in front of a local parliament building in Crimea.

The Obama administration says it is considering additional sanctions against Russia but has not yet said what those might include. In the meantime Russian lawmakers have signed a treaty officially recognizing Crimea as part of Russia. We'll discuss the ongoing crisis with Stephen Walt.