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10 Sevastapol Warships Stay Loyal to Ukraine

March 3, 2014

Ukraine warships in Sevastapol, Crimea: Photo CCL 3

Ukraine warships in Sevastapol, Crimea: Photo CCL 3

Reuters –  Ukraine has said its navy's fleet of 10 warships in the Crimean port of Sevastopol had not left the port and remained loyal to the government in Kiev.

Earlier, Ukraine said it had withdrawn coastguard vessels from Sevastopol and another Crimean port and stationed them elsewhere.

Background
Russian forces have seized Crimea, an isolated peninsula, where Russia 's Black Sea Fleet also has its headquarters. Several units of Ukrainian troops in Crimea have been surrounded, and Russian troops have urged them to give up arms and support the peninsula's pro-Moscow regional authorities.

Source: Reuters



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