Capture Of Nord Vessel By Ukraine Signals Kiev's Threat To Russian Citizens - FSB

Capture of Nord Vessel by Ukraine Signals Kiev's Threat to Russian Citizens - FSB

Ukraine's seizing Russian Nord vessel has demonstrated that there are real threats to the safety of Russian citizens and freedom of navigation on the part of Kiev, Alexei Volsky, the first deputy head of the Russian Security Service's (FSB) coast guard department, said Saturday.

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 08th December, 2018) Ukraine's seizing Russian Nord vessel has demonstrated that there are real threats to the safety of Russian citizens and freedom of navigation on the part of Kiev, Alexei Volsky, the first deputy head of the Russian Security Service's (FSB) coast guard department, said Saturday.

"It is necessary to note the illegal actions of the Ukrainian coast guard when capturing Russia's Nord fishing vessel and its crew on March 25. Let me remind you that Captain Vladimir Gorbenko is still being held by the Ukrainian authorities. This incident has showed that there are real threats to the safety of Russian citizens as well as to the security and freedom of navigation on the part of the official Ukrainian authorities in Crimea and the Sea of Azov," Volsky said at a briefing at the Rossiya Segodnya media center.

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