The Ukrainian military is now Russian.
More than 16,000 Ukrainian servicemen out of 18,000 who are in Crimea became part of the Russian Armed Forces. The rest (less than 2 thousand) wished to leave for the territory of Ukraine.
MOSCOW, March 22 – RIA Novosti. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu set the task for the command of the Black Sea Fleet to provide an opportunity for the personnel of the armed forces of Ukraine, who wished to leave Crimea, to enter the territory of Ukraine in an organized manner.
It is noted that in total in the military units of the armed forces of Ukraine on the territory of Crimea, the state flags of Russia were raised in 147 military units and institutions. “St. Andrew’s flags of the Russian Navy are currently hoisted on 54 of the 67 ships and vessels of the Ukrainian Navy, including 8 warships and 1 submarine.”