Ukraine’s ambassador to Lebanon announced this.
The ships entered the closed Crimean ports that are participating in the Russian occupiers’ illegal transportation of Ukrainian grain, thus serving as a tool for committing crimes.
They are suspected of facilitating the loading of the ships with grain that Russia illegally seized in occupied Ukrainian territories and transporting the grain to third countries.
The occupiers say that these deliveries will be increased hundreds of times soon.
According to the Ukrainian Minister of Defense, Russia has also significantly “strengthened its air component” by additionally deploying all types of aircraft in the Crimea.
This will make it possible to restrict flights, including flights to European countries, by aircraft belonging to the relevant air carriers in the future.
However, the ban on performance of flights in the eastern portion of the Dnipro flight information region (FIR) was extended for a year.
According to Ukrzaliznytsia’s acting board chairman, the Chonhar entry/exit checkpoint will be transformed into a modern and comfortable transport hub.
The Ukrainian transport agency promises to fight the aggressor country’s infrastructural attacks.
The Ukrainian Seaports Authority will send a billion-hryvnia compensation claim to Russia before the end of the year.
According to President Zelenskyi, repair of the naval vessels will take about three months.
The tribunal ordered Russia to release the captured Ukrainian sailors immediately.
There are currently plans to transport cargo to Syria from the port, which is located in the annexed Crimea.
This is indicated by data from the MarineTraffic service.
According to Ukrainian laws, all detained members of the Nord crew are citizens of Ukraine, but the exchange did take place.
A ban on the movement of ships will be in forcce on 3-6, 8-10, 14-21, 28-31 August, and on 1-4 September 2017
Varyag performed 18 trips between the ports of Sevastopol and Zonguldak in 2015
Ukrainian railroad workers managed to take 12 locomotives, 9 electric locomotives, and one rail bus out of the Crimea before its occupation by Russian troops.
The prospect of opening two air routes over the Black Sea will be discussed at a meeting of the Black Sea Task Force of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in March this year.
Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) believes that the recommendation of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is politically motivated, and it does not intend to transfer the servicing of these routes to Ukrainian air traffic controllers.