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Ukraine fears Russia 'ready to attack'

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Ukraine's Western-backed leaders voiced fears on Sunday of an imminent Russian invasion of the eastern industrial heartland following the fall of their last airbase in Crimea to defiant Kremlin troops. 

Ukrainian soldiers inspect an artillery gun at an airbase in Belbek, near the Crimean city of Sevastopol, on March 22, 2014

Saturday's takeover involving armoured personnel carriers and stun grenades provided the most spectacular show of force since the Kremlin sent troops into the heavily Russified peninsula three weeks ago before sealing its annexation Friday.

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