Crimea

March 19, 2015

An elderly woman holds a calendar depicting Soviet leader Josef Stalin while watching a large screen showing a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s speech on Crimea in Sevastopol, Crimea, Tuesday, March 18, 2014 as thousands of pro-Russian people gathered to watch the address. Fiercely defending Russia’s move to annex Crimea Putin said Russia had to respond to what he described as a western plot to take Ukraine into its influence.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)