Ukrainian Sailors Feel Nationalism Surging

As the Crimean standoff continues, neither side looks ready to blink.

SEVASTOPOL – Lilia Timashuk stood on the pier of a small naval base in the Bay of Sevastopol in southern Crimea on Wednesday and spoke with her husband, Vasily, by cell phone. She and Vasily were standing only 50 meters from each other, but for six days now, they have been unable to touch each other or even speak without a phone.