Poroshenko opened a criminal case because of the incident in the Kerch Strait

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The first Deputy Director of the State Bureau of investigation of Ukraine (GBR) Olga Varchenko on his page on Facebook announced the beginning of pre-judicial proceedings against representatives of the Ukrainian authorities.

Officials, “which is a very responsible position in the state authorities of Ukraine”, are suspected of abuse of power, as well as in the actions aimed at the seizure of power or overthrow of the constitutional order in the country. As noted in the message Varchenko, we are talking about the events of 25 November 2018, when in the Kerch Strait incident involving ships of the Ukrainian Navy and the Russian border guards.

The statement in the RRG filed may 20, former Deputy head of the presidential administration Andriy Portnov, who worked under former President Viktor Yanukovych. Select the date of submission of the application, he explained that the day after the inauguration of the new President Vladimir Zelensky Poroshenko was deprived of the immunity.

25 November 2018, the ships of naval forces of Ukraine “Berdyansk”, “Nikopol” and tug “Yana Kapu” was detained by the border Department of the FSB at attempt of unauthorized crossing of the Russian border. Despite the warnings of border guards, the Ukrainian sailors did not respond to requests to stop and made dangerous manoeuvres.

Kiev viewed the incident as an act of military aggression on the part of Moscow, in connection with than in the neighbouring Russian regions of the country was introduced martial law for a period of 30 days. While originally considered the possibility of imposing martial law for a period of 60 days in the territory of the whole country that was perceived by a number of Ukrainian politicians and Ukrainian society as Poroshenko attempt to influence the postponement of presidential elections scheduled for 31 March 2019. After martial law Poroshenko assured that elections will pass in time.

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