Smoke grenade are thrown by Ukrainian troops to disperse a crowd storming the base in Novofedorivka, some 50 km (30 miles) west of Simferopol, Crimea, Saturday, March 22, 2014. On Saturday, a crowd stormed the Novofedorivka base, some 50 kilometers (30 miles) west of Simferopol, Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said. Ukrainian television station TSN said troops inside the base hoisted smoke grenades in an attempt to disperse groups of burly young men attempting to break through the front gates. TSN reported that there were children among the crowd attempting to seize the base. (AP Photo/Max Vetrov)