354099_Crimea copyUkraine says gunmen have seized a military hospital in Simferopol, the administrative center of Ukraine’s autonomous Crimea region. In a statement issued on Monday, Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said dozens of members of the self-defense forces took over the hospital in Simferopol. “On March 10, about 20 violent people from the … Crimean people’s self-defense broke into the territory of the military hospital in Simferopol,” the statement reads. The ministry also said the men took the military hospital’s chief out and locked the medical staff inside the building. Meanwhile, Ukraine’s State Border Guards said they prevented over 300 Russian citizens from crossing the border on suspicion that they sought to cause more chaos in the Eastern European country. MORE