Russia constructing warships in occupied Crimea violation of int'l law, EU says Another concern voiced by the EU is "the latest restrictions of the freedom of movement for Ukrainian citizens to and from the Crimean peninsula".
23:30, 28 July 2020
Zelensky inspects passage of warships, equipment on Ukrainian Navy Day (Photo) Military helicopters flew with the State Flag of Ukraine and the Naval Flag.
20:00, 05 July 2020
Ukraine's defense ministry reports on return of naval boats to Ukraine The vessels had been seized by Russia near the Kerch Strait on November 25, 2018.
22:45, 20 November 2019
"Step in the right direction": Stoltenberg on Russia returning seized vessels to Ukraine The NATO chief has praised the move ahead of the Normandy Four summit.
22:00, 20 November 2019
Ukrainian naval boats seized by Russia near Kerch Strait to be returned overnight Sunday – media Service ships are heading to pick up the boats off the coast of Cape Tarkhankut.
18:00, 16 November 2019
Russia agrees to return seized naval boats to Ukraine – Russian media The issue is expected to be resolved before the Normandy Four summit.
23:45, 15 November 2019
Ukraine asks Russia where and when to pick up naval ships captured near Kerch Strait The Foreign Ministry sent a respective note to Russia.
15:11, 04 November 2019
Russia to start construction of helicopter carrier in occupied Crimea The pilot ship will be built and handed over to a customer as part of the 2027 state rearmament program.
11:40, 23 September 2019
Statement on NATO states sending Ukraine’s Navy ‘junk’ vessels debunked: Report The claim that the situation with Ukraine’s navy is “extremely difficult,” is no longer true, either.
19:30, 09 April 2019
Two NATO warships set to arrive in Ukraine's Odesa April 1 These will be Canadian and Spanish frigates.
20:15, 27 March 2019
Russian warships scrambled to intercept two U.S. Navy destroyers in Baltic Sea – media Russian warships have been deployed to shadow two U.S. Navy destroyers operating in the Baltic Sea, it has been reported.
13:00, 21 January 2019
Ukraine Navy vessels to try to pass through Kerch Strait with OSCE officials on board – Turchynov If Ukraine stops and retreats, Russia will fulfill its task of seizing the Azov Sea, presenting to the rest of the world the new self-defined sea borders in the Black Sea, de facto legalizing the occupation of the Crimea, according to the NSDC secretary.
21:10, 19 December 2018
U.S. Senator calls for sending warships to Black Sea, giving Ukraine more weapons Putin is cunning, opportunistic, and aggressive. He probes for weakness and then he takes it further, according to the Senator.
21:40, 03 December 2018
Ukraine's Rada proposes maritime states to send warships to Black-Azov seas region The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the country's parliament, has invited maritime states to deploy warships to the region of the Black and Azov Seas and the Kerch Strait in order to stem the escalation of tensions by Russia.
10:40, 27 November 2018
NATO prepared for 'growing Russian threat' – media Some 50,000 military personnel from all 29 members of the NATO alliance, as well as from Finland and Sweden, will be involved in the war game.
20:25, 13 October 2018
Ukraine creating naval base in Sea of Azov – Poroshenko The head of state thanked the crews for the impeccably executed order.
23:45, 23 September 2018
"We’ll not sell out Crimea for ships" - Gerashchenko on Putin's statement <p>First deputy head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Iryna Gerashchenko on Thursday slammed the earlier statement by Russian President Vladimir Putin on the possibility of returning to Ukraine military equipment seized by Russian troops during the annexation of Crimea.</p>
09:00, 12 January 2018
Putin's missiles in occupied Crimea able to hit targets across EU (Infographics) <p>A significant number of European countries are in the operational range of Russia's missile weapons, which the Kremlin deployed in the occupied Crimea, according to the infographics published by Ukraine's Ministry for Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons.</p>
16:25, 11 August 2017
Russia puts Europe on alert as Putin's warships enter waters after U.S. destroyer swoops – media <p>Three Russian warships have challenged NATO by entering Latvia's exclusive economic zone in the Baltic Sea, according to armed forces officials in Riga, Express.co.uk reported.</p>
15:23, 08 May 2017