Minister of infrastructure Volodymyr Omelian announced of thanks and awarded certificates to the crew of the boat, the entrance of which is in Russian waters off the coast of Crimea on April 24 was stopped by the guards.
“Our sailors did not give up, saved themselves and the Ukrainian boat, returned to port-based. You saved its own honor and the honor of Ukraine”, — quoted Minister of the Ministry website.
Earlier, the Ukrainian media, citing the Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine reported that Russian ship in April 2017, allegedly attempted to hijack a Ukrainian boat in the Black sea.
Later in the border guard of FSB of Russia on the Peninsula and explained the situation.
The Ukrainian boat produced photos and video of the technical vessels. Russian border guard boat moved in the specified area to ensure security and informed the Ukrainian captain that further progress at this rate would violate the state border of Russia.
In response, the captain of the boat reported that they had not violated the border and goes to the port of Skadovsk.