Ukrainian Navy increasing grouping in Sea of Azov
In response to Russia's aggressive activities, Ukraine Navy deployed new forces, systematically increasing its grouping in the Sea of Azov, that's according to a Navy Commander, Admiral Ihor Voronchenko.
In his New Year's greeting, Admiral Voronchenko recalled that in 2018, the Navy increased its combat capabilities of the maritime, coastal, and air components.
Voronchenko also recalled the attack and seizure by Russia of Ukrainian warships and crews off the coast of the occupied Crimea.
Earlier, Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said that in January a group of military personnel of the British Navy would arrive in Ukraine to assess the volume of assistance the Ukrainian military require.