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’Russia entert Ukrainian naval ships’

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MOSCOW – Russia has three Ukrainian naval vessels seized by the Strait of Kerch in the Crimea wanted to sail. According to Ukraine, the ships were boarded by special Russian units, an action in which two Ukrainian sailors were injured.

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Russian fighter jets fly over the bridge, the Strait of Kerch connects while a Russian cargo ship underneath the passage blocks. Ukraine accused Russia of it the fire to have opened on three naval vessels through the Straits of Kerch wanted. According to international treaties, Russia must take the passage allow. Russia claims that Ukraine transport has not timely notified.

Previously, Ukraine had the Russians been accused of the fire to have opened on the naval ships when the Strait of Kerch wanted to pass. Also would a Russian tugboat intentionally, a Ukrainian vessel have rammed. It touched the engine and hull of the navy ship damaged.

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For the Ukrainian ships, is now no longer possible to the Strait of Kerch to pass. The Russians have the only passage under the bridge that Putin a few months ago opened, blocked with a cargo ship. Russian fighter planes flew over the bridge.

Both countries accuse each other of violating international agreements and UN treaties. Russia in turn accused Ukraine that three ships against the restraints in the strait doorstaken, which by Russia was seen as a provocation. “Ukraine wants to be a race condition to create”, according to a statement from the Russian authorities.

Kiev accused Moscow of them are the UN Convention on the law of the sea and the treaty between Ukraine and Russia from 2003 about the use of the Sea of Azov and Strait of Kerch to have violated.

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Russia earlier this year by Ukraine and the United States accused of complicating the shipping to Ukraine by a narrow strait. Washington called on Moscow to stop what the “harassment of international shipping” in the direction of Ukraine.

According to the American ministry of Foreign Affairs is the alleged harassment are part of the “undermining of Ukraine” where Russia already for a longer time.

Ukraine is for the supply of a number of important ports and the hinterland as the city Marioepol entirely dependent on a free passage through the Strait of Kerch. Is closed then traffic will divert to a port 600 miles away.

Russia earlier this year by Ukraine and the United States accused of complicating the shipping to Ukraine by a narrow strait. Washington called on Moscow to stop what the “harassment of international shipping” in the direction of Ukraine.

According to the American ministry of Foreign Affairs is the alleged harassment are part of the “undermining of Ukraine” where Russia already for a longer time.

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