Competition over Europe's borderlands will likely continue, shifting according to the strengths and weaknesses of the dueling sides.
Mar 6, 2014 | 17:55 GMT
Without a shot fired, Ukraine has found its naval forces sidelined from the ongoing tensions.
Mar 6, 2014 | 14:34 GMT
The vote, along with a decision to speed up Crimea's referendum on the issue, puts the West under more pressure.
Mar 6, 2014 | 13:48 GMT