Fourteen Ukrainian sailors freed in Libya after three-year imprisonment Their health condition is normal.
21:59, 12 June 2020
Ukrainian sailors on hunger strike in Libya may be placed under house arrest – MFA The ministry sent a request to the Libyan Foreign Ministry, asking for the release of all the Ukrainians held in that country's prisons.
10:00, 15 May 2020
Ukraine-Russia prisoner swap may take place on Sept 7 – Russian media Swap lists may be changed up to the start date of the exchange.
11:09, 06 September 2019
RFE/RL: Moscow court upholds extension of pretrial detention for six of 24 Ukrainian sailors The six men, along with seven other sailors, have been ordered to remain in pretrial detention until October 24.
20:56, 16 August 2019
Russia may release Ukrainian sailors soon, lawyer predicts The lawyer says continuing keeping the sailors in detention will not be in the Russian authorities' interests.
01:59, 01 August 2019
Russian lawyer lists three options how captive Ukrainian sailors may be freed The third option is an appeal against a recent ruling taken by a Russian court.
18:57, 18 July 2019
RFE/RL: European Parliament calls on Russia to release detained Ukrainians The resolution calls on Russia "to publish a full list of prisoners held in occupied Ukrainian territories in Donbas."
17:58, 18 July 2019
Ukraine's Foreign Ministry: Russia's extension of Ukrainian sailors' custody further aggravates dispute The detentions were extended through October 24, 2019.
18:57, 17 July 2019
Ex-president Poroshenko predicts Ukrainian sailors could be freed before Election Day Russia detained 24 Ukrainian sailors near the Kerch Strait on November 25, 2018.
21:55, 14 July 2019
NATO chief notes "fundamental differences" with Russia over Donbas, captured sailors The NATO-Russia Council has already held its second meeting this year.
21:20, 05 July 2019
Klimkin announces his "political leave" Klimkin urges all those who do not accept the "current political mess" to join him.
18:25, 01 July 2019
UK's May meets with Putin at G20, calls for de-escalation in Donbas, release of Ukrainian sailors The Prime Minister called on Putin to stop destabilizing activities.
17:40, 28 June 2019
Putin on Vyshinsky-for-Sentsov swap: "We have not forgotten" Putin had a Q&A session with journalists after the Direct Line event on June 20.
11:00, 21 June 2019
NATO welcomes recent ruling by International Tribunal on release of Ukrainian sailors in Russia NATO will hold more exercises with Ukraine in the Black Sea in July 2019.
19:58, 04 June 2019
Moscow court extends Ukrainian sailors' detention until end of July The deadline for reporting by the Russian authorities to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on the implementation of its decision on the release of the sailors expires on June 25.
19:56, 27 May 2019
Russia says it won't abide by ITLOS decision to free Ukrainian sailors The International Tribunal on May 25 ruled Russia should immediately release three Ukrainian naval vessels, which were detained in the Kerch Strait in November 2018, and their crews.
12:45, 26 May 2019
ITLOS obliges Russia to release 24 Ukrainian sailors At the same time, the Tribunal failed to satisfy Ukraine's motion to oblige the Russian Federation to stop criminal prosecution of captured Ukrainians.
17:10, 25 May 2019
U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo in Sochi calls on Russia to free 24 Ukrainian sailors In April, their detention was extended until the end of August 2019.
21:59, 14 May 2019