Ukraine Says Russia Partially Unblocked Its Azov Sea Ports
08 December, 2018, 21:59 | Author: Wade Massey
The U.S. military has begun preparations to sail a Navy warship into the Black Sea amid heightened tensions over Russia's seizure of Ukrainian ships and sailors.
The proposed spin suggests that fragmentation injuries suffered by the three Ukrainian navymen were allegedly a result of a "hand grenade explosion" on board during the skirmish between the crew and the SBU operative rather than a result of an armed attack on the boat by Russia's Izumrud coast guard ship.
"Ukraine is constantly considering the Budapest Memorandum as an important worldwide instrument for ensuring Ukraine's security", the ministry said in a statement on its website.
Tensions between Ukraine and Russian Federation off the coast of Crimea are affecting EU economies as European vessels are caught up in delays, the bloc's diplomatic chief warned Wednesday.
The U.S. and its allies have condemned what they described as unjustified use of force by Russian Federation and urged it to release the ships and their crews.
Eyeing the current conflict in Ukraine, a national defense analyst says there's no question Vladimir Putin wants to control the Black Sea.
"Ukraine, the United States and the global community has taken proactive and decisive action in 2014 aimed at combating the illicit aggressive behavior of Russian Federation, including the imposition of economic sanctions". However, since the 2014 annexation, and the completion of the Kerch bridge earlier this year, Russian Federation has slowly restricted access for Ukrainian ships. Ukraine has declared martial law in some regions and banned entry to Russian men aged 16 to 60.
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The Kremlin has called the naval incident a provocation meant to shore up Poroshenko's sagging popularity.
Poroshenko met Tuesday with families of Ukrainian sailors captured by Moscow, vowing to do everything in his power to bring them home.
Ukraine is not a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
The seamen have joined a long list of Ukrainians held in Russian Federation, including filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who refused food for 145 days in his Arctic penal colony earlier this year.
Ukrainian prosecutors accused Savchenko of plotting a coup in collusion with Russia-backed rebels, and she was taken into custody in March after the parliament stripped her of her immunity.
Poroshenko, who has made an independent church one of the main slogans of his not-yet-announced re-election bid, said that Orthodox communities would gather on December 15 to adopt the charter of the new Ukrainian church and choose its leader.
"According to their status, according to the Geneva Convention, they are prisoners of war and can not be tried in any Kremlin court", he said.
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