Bangalore, Mar 6: Russia is unlikely to pull back its military forces in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, analysts and former Obama administration officials say, forcing the United States and Europe into a more limited strategy of trying to prevent President Vladimir Putin from making advances elsewhere in the former Soviet republic.
Meanwhile, Russian forces are making their presence felt in Ukraine as they take control of Ukraine's Crimean Black Sea.
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Oh What a laugh!
President Barack Obama laughs as he walks across the tarmac from the Marine One helicopter. Obama is traveling to Hartford, Conn. area to highlight the importance of raising the minimum wage and then will travel to Boston for a pair of Democratic fundraising.
Russian presence in Ukraine
Crew members of Ukrainian corvette Ternopil gather on her deck in Sevastopol, Ukraine. Since last weekend, Russian troops have taken control of much of Ukraine's Crimean Black Sea Peninsula.
John Kerry meets Russian Foreign Minister
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meet at the Russian Ambassador's Residence in Paris.
Dubai turns to technology for a smooth transition
Emirati attendees wait for the 'Smart Dubai' presentation to begin in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
She's all smiles on her 116th birthday
Misao Okawa, who is recognized as the world's oldest living woman by Guinness World Records poses with her birthday cake as she turns 116 in Osaka, western Japan.
Heading for a goal
Argentina's Lionel Messi challenges for the ball with Romania's Dragos Grigore during an international friendly soccer game on the National Arena stadium in Bucharest, Romania.