Russia-controlled "court" in occupied Crimea rules to remand detained Ukrainian fishermen in custody for 10 days The fishermen were presumably Ukrainian nationals Serhiy Hoha, Oleksiy Ivanov, Vasyl Tiurkedzhy, and Maksym Terekhov, according to Ukrainian MP Pavlo Melnyk.
21:05, 16 February 2020
Ukrainian MP reveals names of Ukraine fishermen detained by Russians in Azov Sea off Crimea coast (Photo) The detainees are residents of the village of Rainivka, Zaporizhia region's Prymorsky district.
14:52, 16 February 2020
Russians detain Ukrainian boat in Azov Sea off Crimea coast "The captain of the boat did not fulfill legitimate requirements of the coast guard to halt, and tried to escape," reads the statement.
15:50, 15 February 2020
Ukraine boosts fish fillet exports by almost 35% in Jan-Nov 2019 Over the period under review, the enterprises exported over 3,496 tonnes of fish fillets.
12:40, 05 February 2020
Ukraine boosts fresh fish exports by almost 40% in Jan-Nov 2019 The Asian market accounted for 96% of Ukraine's fresh fish shipments abroad.
11:57, 24 January 2020
Russian FSB intimidating Ukrainians into pleading guilty of illegal fishing in Azov Sea SBU says these actions constitute gross and systemic violations of international law on the part of Russia.
14:00, 16 August 2019
Russian embassy says North Korea detains crew of Russian fishing vessel – media According to the embassy, North Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the crew was detained for "violating the rules of entry and stay in the territory of (North Korea)."
10:14, 24 July 2019
Russia frees two Ukrainian fishermen held for months after incident off Crimea coast – media An official with the Russia-backed government in Crimea confirmed to the Russia news agency TASS that the fishermen had been released.
14:19, 08 May 2019
Ukraine, Russia agree via diplomatic channels on fishing rules in Azov Sea The protocol stipulates the transfer of detained fishermen to the side whose citizenship they have.
10:42, 28 February 2019
Commercial fishing in Ukraine declines by 25% in 2018 However, fish consumption in 2018 was estimated at 400,000 tonnes.
14:21, 31 January 2019
Russia detains Ukrainian fishing vessel with crew in Sea of Azov - media The boat was escorted to the port of Yeisk.
20:30, 19 November 2018
Ukraine's JFO: Russian border guards detain Ukrainian fishermen The Ukrainian fishermen went to sea from the Russian-occupied village of Kholodne, Donetsk region.
16:30, 12 October 2018
Russian border guards detain two Ukrainian fishermen on Syvash lake They have been detained for 48 hours to confirm their identity, Russian law enforcers say.
11:24, 11 September 2018
Ukrainian vessel detained near Russia-occupied Crimea - Police Four crew of the fishing boat are being held at a coast guard detachment in Sevastopol, the stronghold of the Russian Black Fleet.
09:00, 04 September 2018
Ukraine ombudsperson asks Poroshenko to swap Ukrainian fishermen for Russian Nord crew Denisova says the condition of the fishermen's is extremely unsatisfactory and they are under psychological pressure by the Russian FSB.
14:21, 16 July 2018
Russian occupation troops in Crimea pointed automatic rifles at Ukrainian fishers - Relatives Crew of a detained fishing boat have for the third month been unable to return to mainland Ukraine as their passports have been seized.
10:00, 12 July 2018
Russia seizes nearly 90% of Ukraine's Black Sea fishery resources Deputy head of the State Fishery Agency noted that in such conditions, fishing in the Azov Sea remains important for Ukraine.
20:30, 12 June 2018
Russia puts Ukraine border guards detained Nord vessel on international wanted list On March 25, Ukrainian border guards detained a fishing vessel called the Nord in the Sea of Azov that flew a Russian flag.
17:39, 28 May 2018
FSB says Ukrainian fishing vessel YAMK-0041 seized A case on poaching has been initiated against a Ukrainian citizen Novitsky V.V., fishing vessel captain.
19:30, 16 May 2018