Even Putin admits this is what happened now why are you even trying to deny it?
Yes it does.If these are the troops that you are referring to, it does not constitute an invasion.
Same as if US forces left their bases in soem other country and used their military force to take over.
After they were taken over militarily by Russia. Sorry no one considers any vote done at gunpoint to be valid.Also, the Crimea voted to approve annexation with an 80% voter participation rate.
None of that is any excuse for Putin to secretly invade and annex part of another country.Poroshenko and our toadies are in charge in Kiev with an 18% of eligible voters approval. Kiev has increased energy prices, lowered pensions, cut employment, started a war causing the deaths of thousands, compromised the patrimony of the people of Ukraine, has not investigated the Kiev sniper deaths, the Hyrvnia has lost most of its' value, and much of the leadership depends on Nazi groups for muscle.