Rear Admiral Serhiy Haiduk, commander of the Ukrainian Navy, has left the headquarters of the Ukrainian Navy in the company of a group of officers.
"Admiral Haiduk has just left the headquarters with his aides," the Sevastopol self-defense headquarters told Interfax-AVN on Wednesday.
Ukrainian naval officers continue leaving the territory of the military city.
A representative of the self-defense headquarters said the Ukrainian naval officers are being accompanied to defend them from possible provocations.
The majority of the buildings of the Ukrainian Navy headquarters are controlled by Sevastopol residents.
The administration of the headquarters of the Ukrainian Navy currently remains in one of the buildings.
A rally continues on the territory of the headquarters. The protesters call on the Ukrainian troops to join the city residents or leave Sevastopol and Crimea.
According to earlier reports, Vice-Admiral Alexander Vitko, commander of the Russian Black Sea fleet, has left the headquarters of the Ukrainian Navy after negotiations with Rear Admiral Serhiy Haiduk, commander of the Ukrainian Navy.
Russian Black Sea Fleet Commander Vice Adm. Alexander Vitko is holding negotiations with his Ukrainian counterpart Rear Adm. Serhiy Haiduk at the Ukrainian Naval Forces headquarters in Sevastopol on Wednesday, an Interfax correspondent reports.
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