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The armed forces of Ukraine given in full combat readiness. This was reported on the website of the Department.
“Based on the decision of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine on the introduction of the legal regime of martial law, the chief of the General staff — chief of the Armed forces of Ukraine has ordered the enforcement of connections and parts of Armed forces of Ukraine in combat readiness “Polna”, — stated in the defense Ministry.
Earlier on 26 November the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko announced the country’s transition to martial law. He appealed to the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada with a request to approve the introduction of this mode for a period of 60 days. He promised that the military situation does not mean immediate mobilization of the population, but only “preparation for military service the first stage.”
Later, the Ukrainian leader assured that the military situation “does not mean a Declaration of war. Ukraine no one plans to fight. It is introduced exclusively for the defence and protection of the Ukrainian land, territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine”, — he said.
25 Nov FSB of Russia have detained the vessels of the Ukrainian Navy “Berdyansk”, “Nikopol” and “Yana Kapu” in the territorial waters of Russia. 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”.
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