The Federal security service of Russia published the statement in which asserted that Russian border guards detained the Ukrainian courts “Berdyansk” and “Nikopol” discovered documents showing intent to secretly pass on the Kerch Strait.
Photo: the Border Department of the FSB of Russia in Republic of Crimea
“During the inspection of the detained Ukrainian military ships boat “Nikopol” discovered a document in which the older group of ships is a direct challenge to make the transition from Odessa to Berdyansk “secretive order”, “focusing on ensuring a stealth approach to the Kerch-Yenikalsky canal and passing through it,” — said in the message Department.
It also said that the boat was found a handwritten outline of the established Russian rules of navigation on Kerch-Yenikalsky channel. This service concludes that “the Ukrainian sailors were well aware of the procedure of its passing” .
The FSB insists that the Ukrainian boats have violated the rules of crossing the border. They say that the ships of naval forces of Ukraine has repeatedly warned about this on the radio. “Despite the efforts of the Russian side of the action, the ships of the Ukrainian Navy was put on alert: uncovered artillery guns, artillery raised at a 45 degree angle and aimed in the direction of the ships and boats of the Russian Federation”, — is told in the message.
Reported to the Department and found on the ships weapons: guns, machine guns, machine guns, grenades, ammunition.
The conflict in the Kerch Strait
25 Nov FSB of Russia reported that the guards used weapons against the Ukrainian military ship “Berdyansk”, “Nikopol” and “Yana Kapu,” which allegedly violated the state border. The Ukrainian side said about the act of aggression by Russia.