Contents tagged with Ukrainian State Border Guard Service

  • Kyiv: Ukraine has arrested 15 ships for visiting closed Crimean ports

    Ukraine has already arrested or placed other restrictions on 15 foreign vessels that have visited the closed ports of Russia-annexed Crimea, said Oleh Slobodyan, assistant to the head of Ukraine’s State Border Guard Service (SBGS), Radio Liberty reports.

    Ukraine’s border guards take actions when they see that ships are entering Ukraine’s economic sea zone or ports.

    “Already 15 vessels have been placed under arrest or other restrictions. These are all vessels that have violated Ukraine’s …

  • Ukrainian State Border Guard Service: Russia is preparing an offensive from the annexed Crimea

    The officials from the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine believe that the Russian Federation is preparing an offensive from the annexed Crimea while continuing to building up its military presence  in the peninsula.

    "The residents of the Crimea are disturbed by the dramatic build-up of Russia's military presence in the annexed territory. According to experts, the nature of the weaponry on the peninsula suggests that Russia is not preparing for a defense but for a further offensive," a …