KIEV, March 7 (Reuters) - Ukraine summoned home its small contingent of cadets and officers studying at military academies in Russia, the Ukrainian Defence Ministry said on Friday, following Russian military action in Crimea.
A statement on the ministry's website said it had cancelled a bilateral agreement on military education between the two states. It said 26 Ukrainians were studying in Russian military academies and would be summoned home.
Russian troops have seized Crimea, a Black Sea peninsula, and Moscow has threatened to launch a wider invasion of Ukraine if it feels it is necessary to protect the Russian-speaking population there. (Editing by Alison Williams)