A Yanukovych ally, Dmitry Firtash, was arrested Thursday in Austria at the request of the US. But corrupt and powerful oligarchs can be found in all camps.
Crimea cancels flights as pro-Russian forces tighten their grip ahead of Sunday's referendum on whether to secede from Ukraine, whose interim prime minister is due to meet President Obama today.
And the US knew that Russia was laying the ground to make a move on the strategically useful peninsula. Doing something about it is another matter.
Money will certainly be forthcoming for Ukraine. Whether it will come soon enough and in large enough quantities is another matter.
Western options so far appear to be limited to diplomatic overtures and rebukes. But tensions are taking a toll on Russian stocks and bonds as well as the ruble.
Kremlin outlet RT is a window into how Russia sees events in Ukraine, and where it wants things to go.