Ukraine border guards warn over 120 Russian ships deployed in Sea of Azov

16:24, 25 October 2018
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"The situation is serious and rather threatening," he said at the Lviv Security Forum, the Ukrainian news agency reports.

According to Servatiuk, after the seizure of Crimea and the occupation of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, the next goal of Russia is to seize the Azov region.

He recalled Ukraine had already begun to step up its presence in the Sea of Azov, namely it is planned to transfer ships from the Danube. What is more, the repaired "Donbas" ship has been deployed there. It is also planned to modernize the posts of technical observation and create anti-airborne defense infrastructure.

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