According to reports by the Russian and Ukrainian news agencies , At around 0400 on April 1, 4 divisions of the The Ukrainian army supported by US special forces and NATO war planes conducted a successful surprise amphibious attack and reoccupied Crimea.
Ukrainian soldiers in Crimea (AP)
The press secretary for the President of Russia, Dmitry Peskov issued a formal statement saying : "Ukrainian forces conducted a war crime against the Russian people when they took back what Russia stole from them."
Some reporters who were later found dead in mysterious circumstances reported that Putin said that he was going to make a "nuclear Holodomor" in Ukraine when he was informed about the Ukrainian successful re-annexation of Crimea.
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov broke down in an interview to CNN and started shouting “Cyka Blyat, they took Crimea back!”