Sabotage in Crimea Risks Military Move by Putin

The Russian-annexed peninsula is cast into darkness. If the pain gets worse, will the Kremlin carve out a land bridge, defying the West?

Crimea declared a state of emergency on Sunday after its main electricity lines from Ukraine were blown up, leaving the Russian-annexed peninsula in darkness after the second such attack in as many days.

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The conflict between Russia and Ukraine has taken an ominous new turn. So far it's Crimea that's paying the price, but Kiev could be next.

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