Two Czechs join OSCE mission in Crimea

Two Czech observers have left for Crimea within the international monitoring mission of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the ctk news agency reported. The 37-string monitoring team is to visit Ukrainian military installations in Crimea and the headquarters of the Russian fleet in Sevastopol. In view of the heightened tension it is not certain whether the pro-Russian authorities in Crimea will allow the international monitoring team to enter the peninsula.