Volker's ex-deputy speaks of Trump's embargo on statement regarding Kerch Strait incident Anderson confirmed Russia's act "was an overt escalation".
11:00, 12 November 2019
Russia keeps hindering navigation to Ukraine's Azov ports – experts Over the coast guard's actions in the Kerch Strait, the ports are suffering major losses.
14:50, 17 October 2019
Russia blocks quarter of Black Sea until Aug 19 Among the reasons for the blocking Russia names "combat training."
09:00, 30 July 2019
Moscow's game around sea communications becoming more dangerous – media Russia intends to establish unilateral control over the Azov and Black Seas.
17:50, 26 June 2019
EU calls on Russia to release Ukrainian sailors "unconditionally" European leaders also urge Moscow to ensure free passage of all ships through the Kerch Straits, in accordance with international law.
09:00, 21 June 2019
Changing Kerch Strait status: Expert explains how Ukraine could pave way for NATO warships First, it is necessary to denounce the agreement with Russia on a joint use of the Sea of Azov, the expert believes.
09:40, 05 June 2019
Merkel, Poroshenko demand release of Ukrainian sailors held in Russia Also, the German Chancellor stressed the need to ensure free navigation through the Kerch Strait.
23:15, 12 April 2019
Russian officials publicly threaten Ukraine with “military conflict” Russia is now heavily militarizing Crimea and the Black Sea. Some 28,000 Russian soldiers are stationed on the peninsula.
23:45, 11 April 2019
NATO package to support Ukraine in Black Sea contains confidential provisions – Klimkin The foreign minister said that no one will be asking Russia what measures Ukraine and NATO may jointly carry out in the Black Sea.
15:15, 05 April 2019
Klimkin: We hope to surprise Russia in Kerch Strait The minister added the foreign ministry would thoroughly, although not publicly, instruct Ukrainian sailors on how they should act if the invaders manage to capture them.
11:00, 22 February 2019
Ukraine not to allow turning Azov Sea into Russian lake – Poroshenko The president has been seeking international assistance in making Russia ensure freedom of navigation in the Kerch Strait and in the Azov Sea.
14:20, 19 February 2019
Poroshenko: Ukraine to defend its right to free passage through Kerch Strait Ukraine would never recognize the fact of the occupation of the Kerch Strait and the Sea of Azov.
11:40, 05 February 2019
Engineer stresses violation of navigation norms during Kerch Strait Bridge construction The water area must be cleaned and deepened in the area of the Bridge, the expert believes.
10:40, 05 February 2019
Draft resolution on strengthening support for Ukraine submitted to U.S. Senate The document urges Donald Trump to work with U.S. allies to promptly lead a robust multinational freedom of navigation operation in the Black Sea.
10:00, 25 January 2019
Ukraine defense minister says Ukrainian warships to continue crossing Kerch Strait: "It'll always be this way" Ukraine will definitely not give up its right to free passage through the Strait, the minister stressed.
14:25, 28 December 2018
Putin claims no obstructions to navigation in Kerch Strait Putin once again asserted that Ukraine allegedly threatened to "blow up" the bridge.
20:30, 20 December 2018
Ukraine's infrastructure minister: Ukrainian ports on Sea of Azov effectively under blockade by Russia A total of 35 vessels have been blocked.
00:59, 29 November 2018
Beijing says U.S. warship "provocation" in South China Sea "harmed sovereignty" <p>U.S. Navy destroyer carried out a "freedom of navigation operation" on Thursday, coming within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials told Reuters.</p>
10:15, 11 August 2017