Contents tagged with Nord vessel

  • Ukraine confiscates Crimean fishing vessel Nord

    The Prosecutor's office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, in accordance with a court decision, handed over the vessel Nord to the National Agency of Ukraine for finding, tracing and management of assets derived from corruption and other crimes (ARMA). According to the prosecutor's office press service, the decision was made in order to preserve budget funds spent on the detained vessel’s maintenance in the Berdyansk port area.

    The Prosecutor’s office noted that on October 4, the Kyiv Court …

  • Ukraine plans to close part of the Azov Sea during the military exercises

    Part of the Azov Sea near the Ukrainian city of Berdyansk and Yalta village in the Donetsk region will be closed from October 9 to 12 because of the exercises of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, journalist Andrei Klimenko announced on Facebook. He reported the exact coordinates of the closed area, as well as the time interval of the live fire exercises.

    “Artillery fire [will be conducted] from 15:00 UTC October 9 to 12:00 UTC on October 10, 2018 and from 15:00 UTC October 11 to 12:00 UTC October 12, …

  • Russia threatens Ukraine with a 'strong response' over the detention of the Nord vessel crew

    Russia demands that Ukrainian border guards allow the crew members of the detained fishing vessel "Nord" to go to the annexed Crimea via Russia.

    A statement released by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said: "We demand that the bullying of Russian citizens be stopped and demand that they are given an opportunity, finally, to return freely to their homes, their families. Our patience has limits. We reserve the right to respond strongly.”

    "Coercing people to take Ukrainian nationality …