On ships of Ukraine in the Azov sea fire – Navy

По кораблям Украины в Азовском море стреляют - ВМС

In the sea of Azov began a direct clash of Russia and Ukraine

At present, Russia’s armed forces carry out seizure of boats armed-naval forces of Ukraine, informed the permanent representative of the President of Ukraine in Crimea.

Against ships of the Navy of the Armed forces of Ukraine during the exit from the Kerch Strait boats of the Border service of Russia used the weapon, is wounded, have informed in the press center of the Ukrainian Navy command.

“After the release of the 12-mile zone of the boat PS FSB of the Russian Federation opened fire at the ship group of Naval Forces of VS of Ukraine. Damaged small armored gunboat “Berdyansk”. The boat lost speed, is wounded. The weapon used to kill”, – reported in the Navy.

About the use of weapons against the Ukrainian Navy reported, and the permanent representative of the President of Ukraine in Crimea Borys Babin.

“On Board are wounded. The strength of the Navy APU deploying measures to help. Until the Russians threatened to use weapons during the exit of the ships of naval forces from the occupied “territorial sea of the Russian” near Crimea”, – he said.

“Currently, the armed forces of the aggressor state seizes boats of naval forces of Ukraine”, – added in a few minutes Babin.

The press center of the Navy command of Ukraine earlier reported that Russian ships and boats began to pursue the ship group of Military-naval forces of Armed forces of Ukraine and in categorical form demand to stop under the threat of use of weapons.

It is noted that the Russian ships began the pursuit after the start of movement of the Ukrainian ships to withdraw from the Kerch Strait.

“There was also the information about the deployment of Russian spetsnaz on the edge of the ship PS FSB of the Russian Federation “the don” in an attempt boarding”, – stated in the message.

We will remind, on Sunday morning, November 25, in the Ukrainian Navy said that the boundary ships of Russia committed aggressive actions against three Ukrainian warships during their passage from port of Odessa to the port of Mariupol of the Azov sea.

The Russian boundary ship “the don” made a battering RAM RAID a Ukrainian tugboat, which damaged the main engine of the ship, the trim and railing, the lost raft.

The Navy stressed that the intention to make the transition in advance have informed in accordance with international standards to ensure the safety of navigation.

In turn, 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”.

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine said that the actions of Russian border guards in the Black and Azov seas “crossed the line and become aggressive.”

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