Photo: Mikhail palinchak / Press service of President of Ukraine / RIA Novosti
The naval forces of Ukraine will soon begin deep mining along the coast of the Azov sea on the territory of the country. About that January 17, reported the press-centre of the Operations of the United forces (EP), reports RIA “New day.”
With a ship-boat composition of the tactical group “Triton” has worked out the algorithm of actions of the calculations by loading the sea bottom mines to the ship. Small armored gunboat “Lubny” worked combat exercise.
After the practical exercises, the ships will go to sea “to establish mine fields along the landing is a dangerous stretch of coast of the Azov sea”.
In early December, Ukraine has announced that it has formed a new division of the surface forces in the Azov sea, which will be based in the ports of Berdyansk and Mariupol.
After the annexation of Crimea to Russia in 2014 has intensified the question of the demarcation of the Maritime border between Russia and Ukraine. In November 2018, Russian border guards have detained three Ukrainian vessel, accusing them of illegally crossing the border. Ukraine imposed martial law. In September, 2019 in an exchange of prisoners Moscow freed the detained Ukrainian sailors, and in November returned to the ships. In Kiev said that they dismantled all the equipment.
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