Russian border guards detained in the sea of Azov ship with Ukrainians

Photo credit: TASS/Sergei Maligawa

the staff of the border Department of the FSB of Russia on Republic of Crimea detained a boat with four Ukrainian citizens on Board in the Western part of the Azov sea. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the press service of the Ministry.

the Ministry said that while the demands to stop the ship, the captain attempted to escape. And during their detention the crew of the court were not identity documents.

During the inspection the ship was revealed more than 290 instances flounder-Kalkan and entangling net. The registration documents, including the right of extraction of water biological resources, the detainees were absent.

it was Later published video of interrogation of the captain, during which he confessed to the illegal extraction of water resources in the Azov sea. However, he said that complaints to the border service had not.

November 25, 2018 Russian border guards detained three ships of Ukrainian Navy – “Berdyansk”, “Nikopol” and “Yana Kapu” which without notice have crossed the border of Russia.

Soon 24 sailors with Ukrainian passports were arrested. In Moscow called the incident a provocation before the presidential elections in Ukraine. 7 Sep 2019 sailors were transferred to Ukraine in the framework of the exchange of prisoners.

Transferring ships to the Ukrainian side was held on November 18 in the neutral waters of the Black sea, 30 kilometres from the Cape takil.

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