Two Ukrainian Naval Ships Detected In Russia's Exclusive Economic Zone On Sunday - FSB
Sumaira FH 3 months ago Mon 26th November 2018 | 11:56 PM
The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) on Monday released a timeline of events surrounding the Ukrainian provocation in the Kerch Strait, saying that two Ukrainian naval ships were detected in Russia's exclusive economic zone on Saturday at 16:40 local time (13:40 GMT).
On Sunday, FSB said that three ships of the Ukrainian Navy crossed the Russian sea border, entered the temporarily closed area of the Russian territorial waters, and were moving from the Black Sea toward the Kerch Strait in violation of Articles 19 and 21 of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.
"At 16:40 on November 24, 2018, in the exclusive economic zone of Russia at a distance of 28-30 miles southeast of Meganom cape, FSB forces and equipment in Crimea detected and identified vessels of the Ukrainian Navy: the support ship 'Horlivka' (hull number U-753) and sea tug "Yany Kapu" (hull number A-947), which were en route to the north-east in the direction of the Kerch Strait," FSB said.