CNN Evening News for Friday, Feb 28, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Crimea: Diana Magnay) The presence of troops on the ground in Crimea, Ukraine, the control of the infrastructure by these "forces," the pro-Russian self-defense units in this part of southern Ukraine discussed; scenes shown of troops.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Jim Sciutto) The US belief these are Russian troops, the question of Russian intentions, the initial economic and diplomatic threats from the US discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper: Kiev: Ian lee) The reaction from Kiev of the Russian "invasion" of Crimea, how Ukraine is looking to the U.N. discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with military analyst retired Gen. James "Spider" Marks and national security expert Fran Townsend about Russia and Ukraine. [MARKS - says Russia has "invaded" Crimea: an effort to insure their influence in Ukraine; outlines what the West can do; notes the Russian ties to the regions in southern Ukraine.] [TOWNSEND - says this is a difficult intelligence environment to work in; agrees this is an "invasion," but the US needs Russian President Vladimir Putin.]
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