If you’ve been obsessively following the news from Ukraine as we have, you know that it’s becoming difficult to coherently piece together the various reports of Russian military activity coming in from across Crimea. Add into the mix reports of violent pro-Russian protests in various eastern cities, and the difficulty goes up a notch.Here’s our attempt at making all this a little more manageable:
The regions in red are where there have been reports of Russian military activity or pro-Russian activism (which could be used as a pretext for intervention). Click the regions to zoom in, and mouse over the locations to see what happened when.This is just our first draft, and we plan on posting updated maps as the situation evolves. Readers are encouraged to shoot us a note—including a link to a story from a reasonably reputable source*—if we’re missing something.*Pravda and Russia Today do not qualify as reputable sources, for example.