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Russia opened a passage on the Kerch Strait for the civil courts. About the Agency TASS said the General Director of the enterprise “Crimean sea ports” Alexey Volkov.
According to him, permission was granted about 04:00 Moscow time, the first ships through the Kerch-Yenikalsky channel.
The FSB has blocked the Kerch Strait to the civil courts on 25 November because of the provocation of the Ukrainian military violated the state border of Russia. Later the same day was arrested the Navy court of Ukraine “Berdyansk”, “Nikopol” and “Yana Kapu”. Ukrainian military do not recognize the Russian status of Crimea and waters around him, did not respond to the demands of border guards to stay, while made dangerous maneuvers. As a result, the ships opened fire. Three sailors were injured, they received assistance, threats to their life there. In Russia for violation of the state border, a criminal case.
Ukraine called the incident as “an act of military aggression”. In Kiev demanded the return of the detained sailors, as well as to compensate the Ukrainian side suffered loss.
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