An armed man patrols near the regional parliament building in the Crimean city of Simferopol

An armed man patrols near the regional parliament building in the Crimean city of Simferopol March 1, 2014. Ukraine’s prime minister said on Saturday his country would not be drawn into a military conflict by Russian «provocations» in the Crimea region and appealed to Moscow to halt military movements there. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (UKRAINE — Tags: POLITICS MILITARY)