The attack on a tugboat in Russia said about the trespassing

Атака на буксир: в РФ заявили о нарушении границы

The Ukrainian ship was accused of violating the borders of the Russian Federation

The Kerch Strait is closed for the passage of the civil courts after a collision with a Ukrainian group of ships.

Russia said that Ukrainian ships allegedly entered the territorial waters of Russia and continued moving to the Kerch Strait. On Sunday, November 25, said “the Crimean border guard service,” according to RBC.

“This morning, around 07:00 Moscow time, three ships of naval forces of Ukraine in violation of articles 19 and 21 of the Convention United Nations law of the sea, defining the right of coastal States to ensure security in the Maritime space, crossed the state border of the Russian Federation, illegally stopped in the temporarily closed waters of the territorial sea of the Russian Federation”, – stated in the message.

The FSB also said that applications for the passage of ships has not been filed, the schedule of passage of ships they are not included.

“Ships of the dangerous maneuvers and do not obey the lawful demands of the Russian authorities,” – said the FSB.

Later in the Center of public relations of FSB has described the situation as “premeditated provocation.”

“Already five o’clock in the Russian territorial waters in the Black sea ongoing provocative actions of the three ships of the Ukrainian Navy. Their goal is clear – to create a conflict situation in the region. The FSB border service of Russia is taking all necessary measures to curb the deliberate provocation of the Ukrainian leadership and to ensure the safety of navigation”, – said the press center of the FSB.

The Russian TASS news Agency, citing a source in the transport sector in the southern Federal district reported that in the Kerch Strait is prohibited the passage for the civil courts.

“Channel closed – Kerch-Yenikalsky channel (…) Not at all [military vehicles] close. But there is a clear disobedience to the requirements, and there are fears of provocations”, – said the Agency interlocutor.

The command of the naval forces of Ukraine earlier reported that a Russian ship rammed the Ukrainian Yana RAID tug Kapu, accompanied by artillery boats have made a planned transition from the port of Odessa to the port of Mariupol. The Ministry noted that it had previously informed the Russian side.

Later the Navy announced that the attacked ships continued to move in the port of Mariupol.

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