Date: 2 months ago   Category: Politics

Symbolical answer. The EU imposed sanctions across Azov


Eight Russians filled up the sanctions list in connection with hijacking of the Ukrainian ships in the Kerch Strait. The European Union imposed sanctions against eight Russians in connection with hijacking of the Ukrainian ships and seamen in the Kerch Strait in November of last year. Takzhe the EU prolonged for six months individual sanctions against those who are considered responsible for the conflict on Donbass. The USA in response to confrontation with Russia in the Sea of Azov strengthened support of the Navies of Ukraine, including calling of the ships of NATO the Black Sea. Meanwhile, Kiev prepares new pass through the passage. The correspondent.net tells details. Sanctions against Russia: why so a little In the Kerch Strait FSB of Russia two Ukrainian boats captured on November 25, 2018 Berdyansk and Nikopol and also Yana Kapu's tow with use of fire on defeat. During detention six servicemen of Ukraine were wounded and also sea vessels are damaged. Moscow accused Ukrainians of violation of "state border of Russia" and dangerous maneuvers. The Russian authorities infuse that the Ukrainian side went for conscious provocation. The boundary ships took part in the Russian operation: the latest patrol ship 22460 Izumrud (opened fire at Berdyansk); the patrol ship Don of project 745P (rammed the Ukrainian tow); modern high-speed Sable boats and Mongoose; and also two artillery boats of the class Bumblebee. The anti-submarine corvette of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation Suzdalets - well armed fighting ship with artillery cannons, torpedoes and depth charges approached the Ukrainian boats later. Besides, in air there were SU-25 attack planes and the attack helicopters Ka-52 capable to carry anti-ship missiles. Azov crisis. Forces of Ukraine and Russia in the sea 24 members of crews of the ships are arrested till April, they are in Kerch. Ukraine and the UN recognized them as prisoners of war, the SSU brought criminal case concerning seven Russians because of the conflict. After the incident Ukraine declared martial law in areas, border with Russia, and introduced restrictions for entry of Russians into the country. Due to the use of force by Russia and detention of the Ukrainian military personnel and the ships the EU Council considers that eight people have to be included in the list of persons to whom restrictive measures extend, it is told in the document published in the magazine of the European Union on March 15. Among the people entered in the sanctions list are specified: the head of Border Service of FSB of the Crimea and Sevastopol rear admiral Sergey Stankievich ‚Äč his deputy Andrey Shane the top military commander of the Southern Military District of the Russian Federation Alexander Dvornikov Ruslan Romashkin, the chief of service in Balaklava of border management of FSB in the Crimea which part boundary patrol ships Izumrud and Don Alexey Shatokhin are the chief of service in Kerch of border management of FSB of Russia in the Crimea Sergey Scherbakov, the captain Suzdalets Alexey Salyaev, the captain Don Andrey Shipitsyn, the captain Izumrud Takzhe the decision to prolong for half a year of the sanction of protium is made

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