WW4 File: UKRAINE, RUSSIA AT WAR: Russian army prepares ground invasion of Crimea, seizes ferry terminal in Kerch, peninsula’s eastern tip; assembles armored vehicles on Russian shore of Kerch Strait; 10 Russian helicopter gunships, 8 military cargo planes arrive in Crimea; Ukrainian Air Force intercepts Russian fighter jets over Black Sea, no report of aerial combat; 4 Russian warships block Ukraine’s ASW warship Ternopil, command ship Slavutych in Sevastopol harbor; Ukrainian Navy officers, sailors vow to defend country, spurn plea to defect from treasonous navy chief; Russia’s Medvedev brazenly signs decree for “Kerch Strait Bridge Project”

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Pictured above: Russian soldier guards civilian port in Kerch, Ukraine.

I will stay true to my oath and I am sure this is also true of my fellow officers.
— “Timur,” Ukrainian Navy frigate captain, March 3, 2014

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