In the Navy of Ukraine responded to the “interrogation” of sailors

В ВМС Украины отреагировали на "допрос" моряков

“Questioning” member of the crew of an armored boat Nikopol Andrew Drach

The Russians captured Ukrainian sailors gave false testimony under pressure, said the commander of the Ukrainian Navy.

Captured in the Kerch Strait Ukrainian servicemen forced under pressure to give false testimony. This was stated by commander of the naval forces of Armed forces of Ukraine Igor Voronchenko, the TV channel ICTV in the evening of 26 November.

“Crews are now in different places. Three soldiers, one officer and two contractors who were injured, are in hospital of the city of Kerch. The ships are in a location where they are deployed boats FSB. And there already is some evidence on the provision of false information by our sailors,” said he.

Voronchenko stated that already there was a video with three men who confessed under physical and psychological impact. “I these men from Nikopol know, they always were honest professionals. And what they now say it is not true,” he said.

Commander of the Ukrainian Navy said that these soldiers have already met the lawyers. Voronchenko also noticed that two soldiers are immigrants from the Crimea and their parents live on the Peninsula, in connection with which they will be pressure.

Earlier, the FSB released a video of the “interrogation” of three captured Ukrainian sailors.

The evening of 25 November the Kerch bridge, the Russian special forces seized three Ukrainian ships. As a result, were wounded six Ukrainian soldiers. The Federal security service of Russia accused the Ukrainian side in “dangerous maneuvers” during the approach to the “closed water area of the territorial sea of the Russian Federation”.

Due to the deteriorating situation, the President Petro Poroshenko convened the war Cabinet, national security Council and sent to Parliament a proposal for the introduction of martial law for 60 days. On November 26, Parliament passed a bill on the introduction of martial law in Ukraine for 30 days.

Russia calls Ukraine’s actions in the Kerch Strait “provocative”. The Russian foreign Ministry handed a protest note to the chargé d’affaires of Ukraine.

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