Russia’s Crimean Takeover Leaves Ukraine with Paper NavyMar 26, 2014 15:20 UTC
- IHS Jane’s reports that after Russia seized assets in Crimea, Ukraine is left with just 5 of its 17 warships, almost no naval aviation, and few naval personnel.
- Ukraine’s acting Defense Minister Igor Tenyukh was replaced by Col. Gen. Mykhailo Koval, so far head of the Ukrainian border guard. Tenyukh resigned after his wavering handling of the situation of Crimea was criticized.
- The US Congress looks closer to voting an aid package for Ukraine as Senate Democrats dropped their request to tie IMF reform to the bill.
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