Ukraine’s prime minister says his country is “on the brink of disaster”

If President Putin wants to be the president who starts the war between two friendly and neighboring countries, he has [almost] reached this target… We are on the brink of disaster. There was no reason for the Russian Federation to invade Ukraine.

— Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, condemning Russia’s seizure of the Crimean Peninsula. Russian forces began moving in covertly several days ago.