Ukraine has demanded from Russia to return sailors and to compensate for the losses
The foreign Ministry of Ukraine has demanded from Russia to return the sailors of the ships of the Ukrainian naval forces detained for violation of the Russian border. This was reported on the website of the foreign Ministry.
“Ukraine needs to urgently render medical aid to the wounded soldiers, to secure their immediate safe return to their Homeland, and to return captured military equipment and to compensate the Ukrainian side caused her damage,” — said in Kiev.
Also, Ukraine does not recognize the Russian status of Crimea and its surrounding waters, put all the responsibility for the further escalation of the situation in the black sea to Russia.
Official Kiev appealed to the allies and partners to provide military assistance to Ukraine and to take measures to deter Russia, including due to the use of new and strengthening of existing sanctions.
25 Nov FSB of Russia have detained the vessels of the Ukrainian Navy “Berdyansk”, “Nikopol” and “Yana Kapu” in the territorial waters of Russia. The Ukrainian military did not respond to the demands of border guards to stop, while made dangerous maneuvers. As a result, the ships opened fire. Three sailors were injured, they received assistance, threats to their life there. In Russia for violation of the state border, a criminal case. Ukraine called the incident as “an act of military aggression,” Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko announced the introduction of martial law.