Ukrainian Naval Commander Defects

I think all but the most naive Ukrainians have long assumed the military was completely infiltrated by Russian intelligence, so this headline is probably more shocking to westerners.

An Armed Society > National Defense

“Commander of the Naval Forces of Ukraine Denis Berezovsky took the oath of allegiance to “the inhabitants of Crimea and Sevastopol City”

This Berezovsky, appointed commander of the Navy on the eve Turchynov Ukraine, said before many cameras mainly Russian TV channels.

“I swear to obey orders of the Supreme Crimea and Sevastopol …. courageously to protect the life and freedom of the inhabitants of the Crimea and Sevastopol” – said Berezovsky.”