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- 510th Naval Inf Bde (Feodosiia)
- 810th Naval Inf Bde (Simferopol)
Deployed to Crimea, elements of
- 18th Mot Rifle Bde (Grozny)
- 291st Artillery Bde (Troitskaya)
- 3rd Spetsnaz Bde (Tolyatti)
- 10th Spetsnaz Bde (Krasnodar)
- 16th Spetsnaz Bde (Tambov)
- 22nd Spetsnaz Bde (Stepnoy)
- 25th Spetsnaz Rgt (Stavropol)
- 45th Spetsnaz Rgt
- 382nd Naval Inf Bn (Temryuk)
- 727th Naval Inf Bn (Astrakhan)
Special Operations Forces
- SOF Command (Prokhladny)|notes=|casualties_label=|fined=|charged=|detentions=|arrests=|injuries=|fatalities=|casualties3=2 civilian deaths during the protests, 1 civilian killed by "Crimean self-defense" under the leadership of a former serviceman of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation|casualties2=
- 2 soldiers killed
- 60–80 soldiers detained
- 9,268 military servicemen and 7,050 civilian employees defected
Ukrainian military forces
- 5,000–22,000 troops
- 40,000 reservists, partly mobilised (outside Crimea)|partof=the pro-Russian unrest in Ukraine and the Russo-Ukrainian War|strength1=Protesters
- 20,000 (Sevastopol)
- 10,000 (Simferopol)
- 5,000 (Sevastopol)
- 1,700 (Simferopol)
Russian military forces
- 20,000–30,000 troops|commander2= Oleksandr Turchynov
Àtụ:Country data UkraineÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Arseniy Yatsenyuk
Àtụ:Country data UkraineÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Ihor Tenyukh
Àtụ:Country data UkraineÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Mykhailo Kutsyn
Àtụ:Country data UkraineÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Serhiy Hayduk
Àtụ:Country data UkraineÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Arsen Avakov
Àtụ:Country data UkraineÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Valentyn Nalyvaichenko
Àtụ:Country data UkraineÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Andriy Parubiy
Àtụ:Country data Autonomous Republic of CrimeaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Anatolii Mohyliov
Àtụ:Country data Autonomous Republic of CrimeaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Serhiy Kunitsyn
Mustafa Dzhemilev|commander1= Vladimir Putin
Àtụ:Country data RussiaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Dmitry Medvedev
Àtụ:Country data RussiaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Sergey Shoygu
Àtụ:Country data RussiaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Valery Gerasimov
Àtụ:Country data RussiaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Aleksandr Vitko
Àtụ:Country data RussiaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Oleg Belaventsev
Àtụ:Country data RussiaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Alexey Dyumin
Àtụ:Country data Republic of CrimeaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Sergey Aksyonov
Àtụ:Country data Republic of CrimeaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Vladimir Konstantinov
Àtụ:Country data Republic of CrimeaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Viktor Pshonka
Àtụ:Country data Republic of CrimeaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Rustam Temirgaliev
Àtụ:Country data SevastopolÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Alexey Chaly|combatant2=Àtụ:Country data Ukraine|combatant1=Àtụ:Country data Russia|result=Russian strategic and territorial victory
- Russian masked troops invade and occupy key Crimean locations, including airports and military bases, following Putin's orders.
- The head of the Ukrainian Navy, Admiral Berezovsky, defects, followed later by half of the Ukrainian military stationed in the region.
- Russian forces seize the Supreme Council (Crimean parliament) on 27 February. The Council of Ministers of Crimea is dissolved and a new pro-Russian Prime Minister installed.
- The Supreme Council declares the Republic of Crimea to be an independent, self-governing entity, then holds a controversial referendum on the status of Crimea on 16 March, which results in a majority vote to join the Russian Federation.
- Treaty signed between the Republic of Crimea and the Russian Federation at the Kremlin on 18 March to formally initiate Crimea's accession to the Russian Federation.
- The Ukrainian Armed Forces are evicted from their bases on 19 March by Crimean protesters and Russian troops. Ukraine subsequently announces the withdrawal of its forces from Crimea.
- The Russian State Duma officially passed the Federal Law Admitting to the Russian Federation the Republic of Crimea on 21 March.
- Russia suspended from G8.
- International sanctions introduced on Russia.|status=|coordinates=|place=Crimean Peninsula|date=Àtụ:Bulletlist|caption=Russian President Vladimir Putin signs the treaty of accession with Crimean leaders in Moscow, 18 March 2014.|image=|units2=Armed forces
- 36th Indep Coastal Def Bde (at Perevalne)
- 1st Indep Naval Inf Bn (Feodosiia)
- 56th Indep Gds Bn (Sevastopol)
- 501st Indep Naval Inf Bn (Kerch)
- 406th Indep Artillery Bde (Simferopol)
- 37th Indep Comms and Control Rgt (Sevastopol)
- 9th Indep Bde (Simferopol)
- 15th Indep Bn (Yevpatoriia)
- 18th Indep Spec Mot Militia Bn (Haspra)
- 42nd Indep Operational Rgt (Sevastopol)
- 47th Bde (Feodosiia)
- Special-Purpose Border Guard Bn (Yalta)}}
Na February na March 2014, Russia wakporo ma mesịa wepụta Peninsula Crimea na Ukraine. Ihe omume a mere n'ihi mgbanwe mgbanwe nke nkwanye ùgwù ma bụrụ akụkụ nke esemokwu Russo-Ukrainian sara mbara.
Na 22–23 February 2014, Onye isi ala Russia Vladimir Putin kpọkọtara nzukọ abalị niile na ndị isi ọrụ nchekwa iji kparịta mwepu nke onye isi ala Ukraine a chụpụrụ, Viktor Yanukovych . Na njedebe nke nzukọ ahụ, Putin kwuru na "anyị ga-amalite ịrụ ọrụ na ịlaghachi Crimea na Russia".  Na 23 nke ọnwa Febụwarị, e mere ihe ngosi pro-Russian n'obodo Sevastopol nke Crimea. Na 27 February, ndị agha Russia kpuchie na-enweghị akara ngosi  weghaara Kansụl Kasị Elu (ụlọ omebe iwu) nke Crimea   wee weghara saịtị ndị dị mkpa n'ofe Crimea, nke butere nwụnye gọọmentị pro-Russian Sergey Aksyonov na Crimea., na-eduzi referendum ọnọdụ Crimea na nkwupụta nke nnwere onwe nke Crimea na 16 Maachị 2014.   Rọshịa webatara Crimea n'ụzọ iwu ka ọ bụrụ obodo gọọmentị etiti Russia abụọ — Republic of Crimea na obodo Sevastopol nke etiti Sevastopol na  2014  iji mee ka ọnọdụ ọhụrụ ahụ sie ike na ala. 
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