Heartfelt thank you from Sevastopol
My fellow tankers,
Ye'lean'chka and I would like to express our deepest appreciation for all the emails we have received in the last few days with concern over our safety and well being. So far we have received 37 messages of concern and worry for us.
While the situation in Sevastopol was relatively calm until the past Monday, we were needless to say deeply worried and concerned about the coup d'etat up north for the last three months. That being said, please keep politics out of this thread. If any of you want a SitRep please email or PM me.
Sevastopol has a unique status in relation to Ukraine and Krimea. We are basically a Russian enclave, home of the Russian Black Sea Fleet and various Russian Spetznaz and Marine units, but subservient to Ukraine to an extent. We will, I can guaranty you, now be completely safe as of yesterday shortly after noon our time. That deep sigh you heard in your final predawn slumbers was 300,000 people breathing a collective sigh of relief.
Again, thank you all so much! Ye'lean'chka and I were and are deeply moved by the concern of so many of our tanker friends, Ye'lean'chka to tears.
With kindest regards
Bob and Yeleana, aka Sev and VCO