Vladislav Seleznev, a spokesman for the Ukrainian armed forces in Crimea, said on his Facebook page that the base in the Crimean capital Simferopol was stormed by unknown armed men on Tuesday. He said a truck bearing a Russian flag was used in the operation.
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