KIEV, March 2 Ukraine said on Sunday its navy's
fleet of 10 warships in the Crimean port of Sevastopol had not
left the port and remained loyal to the government in Kiev.
Earlier, Ukraine said it had withdrawn coastguard vessels
from Sevastopol and another Crimean port and stationed them
Russian forces have seized Crimea, an isolated peninsula,
where Russia's Black Sea Fleet also has its headquarters.
Several units of Ukrainian troops in Crimea have been
surrounded, and Russian troops have urged them to give up arms
and support the peninsula's pro-Moscow regional authorities.
(Reporting by Natalia Zinets; Writing by Peter Graff; Editing
by Sonya Hepinstall)