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Gunmen seize parliament in Ukraine's southern Crimea region

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(CNN) - Armed men seized a government administration building and parliament in Ukraine's southern Crimea region.

This is where Pro-Russian protesters have faced off against rivals. An estimated 50 gunmen are occupying the buildings and a Russian flag is flying over the parliament building. Employees have been told to stay away from the area.

Tensions in the Crimea region have risen since Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted.Ukraine's parliament is set to vote on a new government today.

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