The semi-autonomous Crimea region of Ukraine, where Russia's Black Sea Fleet is stationed, is now in Russian control despite warnings from Kiev's new government and Western nations. Though Russian troops have not fired a single bullet to take over the peninsula, their might is far superior to Ukraine's military.
Russia's annual defense budget is greater than Ukraine’s; it also has more troops, reserves and advanced weaponry.
If the standoff escalates and the two nations go to war, Ukraine’s military is unlikely to be able to defend its eastern borders. Here, a look at both forces, by the numbers: