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A court in Simferopol arrested two Ukrainian servicemen who were detained in the incident in the Kerch Strait. On Tuesday, November 27, reports “Radio Freedom” with reference to its correspondent in the courtroom.
The measure of restraint chosen against a member of the crew of the tug “Yana Kapu” Victor Varemesse and crewman signalman small armored artillery boat “Nikopol” Sergei Tsibizova. The sailors are accused of illegal crossing of the Russian border by a group of persons with application of violence or with threat of its application, to them threatens till six years of imprisonment.
It is noted that they will stay in custody until January 25.
As stated by the “UKRINFORM” the lawyer of the Ukrainian seamen of the Eden Semelai, all detainees in the Kerch Strait were divided into three groups. “Will be tried one today, the second tomorrow, the third wounded sailors in Kerch, but when, is not clear yet”, — he explained.
25 Nov border Department of the FSB of Russia detained in the area of the Kerch Strait, three ships of naval forces of Ukraine — boats “Berdyansk” and “Nikopol” and the tug “Yana Kapu”. Ukrainian soldiers crossed the Russian border, did not respond to requests to stop and began a dangerous maneuver. In Russia considered the incident a provocation. Kiev in response, martial law was imposed in several regions of the country for 30 days.
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