Photo: State Border Guard Service of Ukraine
Vladyslav Gorbenko, the captain of the detained Ukrainians of the vessel Nord, found in the Crimea. About it reports “Russian service bi-Bi-si”.
Now Gorbenko is in the Crimea from his family. This was told by his mother Yevhen Horbenko. “The son of the house. Came back on Saturday… the Questions asked do not ask. Main thing that is alive and healthy,” she said.
He Gorbenko said that crossed the border with no problems and return home was his personal project. “I didn’t have any restrictions on the return home. Crossed the border legally on the passport of the Russian Federation”, — said the captain.
The disappearance Gorbenko said on January 28, his lawyer Maxim Mogil’nitskii. He said that the captain a few days not been in contact with relatives and advocates. After that Ukrainian law enforcement agencies opened a criminal case on premeditated murder.
The Crimean fishing boat “Nord”, flying the Russian flag, was detained in the sea of Azov Ukrainian border guards in March last year. All 10 crew members have Russian passports, but Kiev considers them citizens of Ukraine. Sailors accused of “violation of procedure for entry the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and departure from it” because the ship was at a port in the Crimea, which Ukraine considers its territory.
The ship’s captain was charged with “violating the procedure of entry in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and exit from it with the purpose of causing harm to the interests of the state.”
In April, two of the sailors returned to Russia through the territory of Belarus. On 30 October it became known that seven sailors “Nord” was exchanged for seven crew members of a Ukrainian fishing vessel “NMR-0041”, who was detained by border guards of the FSB in may.
Video, photo All from Russia.