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CNN's Wolf Blitzer speaks with the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power about the crisis in Ukraine. She says the U.S. is laying the groundwork for sanctions against Russia and refuses to accept the referendum in Crimea to join the Russian Federation.
Protesters rally outside the Crimean parliament against a referendum that determines whether Crimea remains part of Ukraine or joins Russia. CNN's Anna Coren reports from Crimea.
A Crimean hotel has told a CNN crew to stop broadcasting from their premises because they disagreed with their reporting. Forced indoors, CNN's Anna Coren explains the growing hostility towards American journalists in pro-Russian parts of Ukraine.
Friends and colleagues here at CNN take a look back on Wolf Blitzer's amazing career - and say thank you - as he is honored with the National Press Foundation's Sol Taishoff Award.
President Obama makes a statement on the crisis in Ukraine. He announces the U.S. and the E.U. are laying the groundwork for international sanctions against Russian leaders and calls on the world to respect Ukraine's sovereignty, saying borders cannot "be re-drawn over the heads of democratic leaders."