Chief of the Ukrainian Navy defects, joins pro-Russian Crimean forces

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, March 2, 2014 13:10 EDT
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Ukraine navy chief switches allegiance to Crimea pro-Russia authorities (via AFP)

Ukraine’s navy chief announced Sunday he had switched allegiance to the pro-Russian authorities of the flashpoint peninsula of Crimea, a day after he was appointed to the post by interim leader Oleksandr Turchynov. “I swear to execute the orders of…

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