Ukrainian military in Crimea: A tough choice.

Ukrainian military in Crimea: A tough choice.

Voices of Ukraine

By Kateryna Sergatskova
03.26.2014 Life.Pravda.com.ua
Translated by Antonina Keefer and edited by Voices of Ukraine
Source: http://life.pravda.com.ua/society/2014/03/26/160029/ 

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“Please, tell everyone that we had no right to shoot anybody. Our military bases carry out internal services, not the guard service. The guards oversee the armory only. In the event of intrusion into the base, the serviceman must call the police. If he starts shooting, then he will face criminal charges.”

In Crimea they stormed the last ship “Cherkasy.” The last base of marines was seized as well. There has not been any contact with some of the commanders from our strongest units for a few days. Some sources say they are being persuaded to come over to the Russian side.

In their interviews, while they still were free, [Col. Yuliy] Mamchur (airfield “Belbek”), [Lt. Col. Dmytro] Delyatytskiy (battalion of marines in Feodosiya), and [Captain Dmytro] Kovalenko (ship “Konstantin…

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