Pirates attack vessel off Nigeria, kidnap six Ukrainian sailors – MFA The owner and operator of the vessel are creating an operational headquarters.
23:53, 18 July 2020
Fourteen Ukrainian sailors back home after three-year Libyan captivity The president thanked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Security Service of Ukraine, and all those who helped citizens be released and brought back to Ukraine.
17:50, 20 June 2020
Fourteen Ukrainian sailors freed in Libya after three-year imprisonment Their health condition is normal.
21:59, 12 June 2020
Ukraine to send evidence of Russia's crimes in Kerch Strait to UNCLOS Arbitral tribunal – FM Kuleba The official says Ukraine wants justice rather than revenge.
14:35, 22 May 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
Seven Ukrainian sailors captured amid pirate attack on vessel off Africa There is no further information about the captives.
13:25, 23 March 2020
Ukrainian sailors' Russia case: Lawyer explains why investigation suspended The sailors remain defendants in the case and may be put on the wanted list if they leave their country of residence.
14:29, 30 January 2020
Russia suspends investigation into case of released Ukrainian sailors – lawyer According to Polozov, the grounds and motives of the adopted procedural decision will be known after the lawyers receive a copy of the decision.
14:34, 27 January 2020
Ukrainians call Zelensky politician of year – poll Zelensky as a politician of the year received the support of all age and regional distribution groups.
13:05, 23 December 2019
Ukraine's Rada grants combatant status to sailors captured by Russia in Kerch Strait The decision was backed by 317 lawmakers.
15:58, 20 December 2019
Fourteen Ukraine sailors rescued from disabled freighter in Aegean Sea – media The ship was caught in rough seas and developed a heavy list.
12:24, 05 December 2019
Ukrainian sailors freed from Russian captivity to undergo rehabilitation in Latvia The Latvian head of state confirmed that Ukrainian military would continue to undergo treatment in Latvia.
19:55, 16 October 2019
Ukrainians freed from Russian captivity get new biometric documents They have received ID cards of a citizen of Ukraine and foreign passports.
15:56, 16 September 2019
Freed Ukrainian sailors raise funds for Russian political prisoner for help during their captivity The total sum is about US$900.
23:55, 10 September 2019
Another prisoner swap may take place this year – Ukrainian ombudsperson According to Denisova, there are prospects for a another exchange of held persons.
13:20, 10 September 2019
"There may be sanctions": Russia did not comply with all conditions set by ITLOS in Kerch Strait attack probe At the same time, the Kremlin was attempting to portray the release of Ukrainian POW sailors as a gesture independent of the award of the International Tribunal.
11:20, 10 September 2019
Tusk comments on release of Ukrainian political prisoners, sailors Tusk calls on Russia to release all political prisoners and respect Ukraine's territorial integrity.
21:35, 07 September 2019
Ukrainian sailors freed from Russian captivity taken to Kyiv's military hospital The Ukrainian military must undergo medical examinations and rehabilitation.
19:09, 07 September 2019
Eleven freed Ukrainians taken to Kyiv's Feofania hospital (Photo, video) They were brought to the hospital for medical examinations and rehabilitation.
18:22, 07 September 2019