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Ukraine has decided to increase its military presence in the sea of Azov. In the near future Kiev will increase naval grouping in the region, the forces of Marines and artillery. This was reported on the page of naval forces in Facebook.
The post notes that such measures are necessary “to help protect all borders and peaceful industrial activity in the sea of Azov”.
Earlier in August, the former commander of the naval forces of Ukraine Vice-Admiral Sergei Hayduk said that Russia seeks to cut off the neighboring country from the sea, to turn her from a sea state in the continental.
August 21, press Secretary of the state border service of Ukraine Oleg Slobodyan said that Russia was detained in front of the Kerch Strait more than 150 foreign vessels, which were sent to Ukrainian ports on the Azov sea. He stressed that in the result the bound for the Ukrainian port of ships waiting for permission to pass through the Strait a few days. According to him, the inspections in the following Ukrainian ports vessels, usually carried out when they are in areas unavailable to the Ukrainian border guards.
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