A Pulitzer Prize winner, Will Englund is on his third tour as a Moscow correspondent -- along with his wife, Kathy Lally. In the 1990s he did two stints in Russia for the Baltimore Sun. He was also co-author of a project on shipbreaking that won the Pulitzer for investigative reporting as well as an Overseas Press Club award and a George Polk award. He joined the Post in October 2010.
Speaking to journalists, the Russian leader said Ukraine’s ousted president asked for military help.
Russian forces on Monday morning took control of a ferry terminal across the strait from Russian territory.
Analysis: Ukraine has economic and corruption woes, but the West and Russia still jockey for influence there.
Interim prime minister in Kiev says the country is "on the brink of disaster."