Contents tagged with Nord fishing boat

  • Russian border guards seize Ukrainian fishing vessel in the Black Sea

    On Friday, May 4, Russian Border Guard service detained a Ukrainian fishing boat in the Black Sea, the press service of the Russian Border Guard of the FSB of Russia in the Crimea reported.

    "On May 4, west of Cape Tarkhankut in the waters of the Black Sea, the ship Ametist of the Border Service of the Federal Security Service of Russia in Crimea detained the Ukrainian fishing vessel YMK-0041 (port of registration - Ochakov, Ukraine), which was engaged in illegal fishing of flounder with …

  • Ukrainian State Border Guard Service: Crew members of Nord fishing boat seized by Ukraine tried to flee to Russia

    The crew of the Nord ship, which was detained by Ukrainian border guards on March 25 in the Sea of Azov, tried to leave the territory of Ukraine through the Hoptivka automobile border checkpoint in the Kharkiv region, the press service of the State Border Service of Ukraine reported. Representatives of the General Consulate of the Russian Federation tried to smuggle the members of the crew out of Ukraine using their diplomatic immunity.

    On April 7, at about 9PM, two Volkswagen cars with …

  • Ukraine threatens to detain all vessels leaving the Crimea

    Oleh Slobodyan, the Spokesman for the Ukrainian Border Guard Service told the that the authorities will immediately react to vessels that violate the law of sailing into and out of the Crimea.

    Slobodyan said, "Ukraine's position is unequivocal: Crimea is an illegally occupied part of Ukraine, so law enforcement agencies will immediately react to procedure violations of entry and exit from the occupied territory." He emphasized that Ukraine acts "within the legal framework and …

  • Russia objects to Ukraine’s detention of the Nord fishing trawler in Azov Sea

    RBC news agency reports that during a press briefing on Wednesday, the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ,Maria Zakharova, said that the Russian Foreign Ministry summoned Ukraine’s chargé d’affaires, and handed over a letter of protest in response to the Ukraine’s arrest of the Nord fishing trawler which  was detained by Ukrainian border guards in the Sea of Azov on March 25.

    According to Zakharova , Russian consular officers are not allowed to visit the crew members …

  • Russia threatens Ukraine with sending its fleet to Azov Sea

    After Ukrainian coast guards detained the fishing vessel Nord, sailing under the Russian flag, in the Sea of Azov, Russian officers of the annexed Crimea declared it “Ukrainian state-level piracy.”

    In particular, the command of the Black Sea Fleet, including naval aviation, declared its readiness to ensure the safety of navigation in the northeastern Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, reports RIA Novosti, citing a source in the security agencies of the Crimea.

    “The aggressive actions of Ukrainian …

  • Owner of Nord fishing boat detained by Ukraine is asking Russian Foreign Ministry for help

    The owner of the Crimean vessel “Nord” detained two days ago by Ukrainian State Border Guards at the Azov Sea sent a letter to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia pleading for help.

    As the Russian news agency Interfax reports, based on a copy of a document it possesses, the owner of the vessel, the Fishing Kolkhoz (communal economy) named after the First of May from the City of Kerch (Crimea), asked Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov “to help ensure safety of Russian citizens and …