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Russian Coast Guard of the Border Service closing Kerch Strait between #Azov and #BlackSea traffic in order to ensure safety,after 3 Ukrainian warships intrude into Russia’s territorial waters from Black Sea in violation of Articles 19,21 of the UN Convention of Sea Law.
Russian Coast Guard patrolling the Kerch Strait Bridge area.The Kerch Strait has a procedure for permitting the movement and anchorage of ships, in accordance with the schedule of the movement and deployment of ships, which needs approved by the captain of the Russian seaport.
#RuAF Ka-52 helicopter over the Kerch Strait Bridge.
Two Russian Air Force Su-25 joined to Ka-52 to ensure safety and protection of the Crimean Bridge/the Kerch Strait Bridge area.
Two Russian Air Force Su-25 flying at low altitude over the Crimean Bridge/the Kerch Strait Bridge area.
Black Sea,incident area today.Ukrainian warships🇺🇦did not send the requests in due order,the vessels have not been included in the schedule of passage and attempted to passing through the Kerch Strait into the Sea of Azov with dangerous maneuvers and risks for civilian transit
The purpose of the Ukraine's provocation in Black Sea today is to ensure the adoption of a new UN resolution in December, condemning the action of Russia and ask some financial help from sponsors 'in the fight to contain Russia'.
Two months ago on September 23, two Ukrainian warships passed through the Kerch Strait from Black Sea into the Sea of Azov in full compliance with all the rules without incident.
Map of Black Sea area where incident with Ukraine's warships and Russian Coast Guard took place.
Ukraine's Navy says Russian Coast Guard of the Border Service and Special Forces seized three Ukrainian warships which participated in the incident —two Gyurza-M class small armored artillery boats 'Berdyansk' and 'Nikopol', and tug.
Russian Coast Guard of the Border Service:The Ukrainian naval ships ‘Berdyansk’, ‘Nikopol’, ‘Yanu Kapu’ were detained in Russia's territorial waters in the Black Sea.
Three ships from the Ukrainian Navy that were seized in the Black Sea and escorted to the port of Kerch.
Ukraine Parliament approves martial law in ten regions for 30 days, starting from November 28.
Martial law grants great powers to the government of Ukraine to limit rights and civil freedoms, including the freedom of the press and freedom of assembly, elections, strikes, freedom of expression & movement, education, ownership.
Martial Law allows President Poroshenko to cancel the coming presidential election in March of 2019 which he would lost ( 8% rating )
During the search of the detained Ukrainian naval boat 'Nikopol', a document was found that contains orders to make a 'secret passage from Odessa to Berdyansk', with focus on a 'covert approach to and passing through the Kerch Strait'.
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