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Why Crimea? A Primer On The Current Ukraine Crisis

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Ukrainian soldiers stand guard at the gate of a military base in the port of Kerch, Ukraine, Monday, March 3, 2014.

Steve Scher talks with Chris Woolf, news editor for The World, about how the history and geopolitics of the Crimean Peninsula play into the current conflict between Russia and Ukraine.