- Ukraine plans to pull its troops out of Crimea in what is effectively a de facto acceptance of Russia's annexation of the province.
- The move comes after pro-Russian forces seized Ukraine's naval headquarters in Sevastopol yesterday and detained the base's commander.
- Ukraine will now fortify its eastern border with Russia, which has apparently been massing forces nearby and has said it reserves the right to protect the Russian population in Ukraine.
- More on Crimea
- Russian and Eastern European ETFs: RSX, RUSL, ERUS, RUSS, RSXJ, RBL, RUDR, GUR, ESR
at Nasdaq.com (Tue, 12:16PM)