There have been standoffs between Russian and Ukranian troops outside the bases that the Russians have been occupying since the weekend.
Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kiev today promising financial aid to the new Ukranian government and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke for the first time since he sent the troops into Crimea.
NPR's Peter Kenyon joins Here & Now's Robin Young from Simferopol, Crimea, with the latest.
- Peter Kenyon, international correspondent for NPR.
This segment aired on March 4, 2014.