Photo: Press service of border Department of the FSB of the Russian Federation for Republic of Crimea
Ship of the Ukrainian Navy at terminal velocity follow the direction of the Kerch Strait. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to representative TSOs FSB.
The interlocutor of Agency has specified that employees of the FSB border service to take all necessary measures to prevent illegal actions.
Earlier on Sunday, 25 November, several Ukrainian ships have broken the Russian border in the Kerch Strait and was performing dangerous maneuvers, not obeying to the Russian troops.
The Russian side regarded the incident as a provocation. Ukraine insists on the fact that two small armored artillery boat “Berdyansk” and “Nikopol” and RAID tug “Yana Kapu” carried out a planned transition from the port of Odessa to the port of Mariupol in the Azov sea, than was previously reported. In the country’s Navy announced that a Russian ship rammed the tugboat and inflicted damage.
The Ukrainian foreign Ministry said that the incident was a violation of the UN Convention on the law of the sea. “Ships of the Russian Federation in violation of the freedom of navigation has illegally used force against the ships of naval forces of Ukraine”, — is spoken in the message published on the Agency’s website.
Later, the Strait was closed to civilian shipping for security purposes.
Video, photo All from Russia.