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As UNIAN reported earlier, the Russian-flagged and Crimea-registered fishing vessel Nord operated by a crew of 10 was seized by the Ukrainian Border Guard Service in the Sea of Azov on March 25 on charges of infringements on the Ukrainian border crossing rules in relation to the occupied territory.
On March 25, the Ukrainian border guard service detained the Russian-flagged fishing vessel Nord, which was operating in Ukrainian waters, in the Sea of Azov. The boat, registered in Crimea, and its ten crew members were escorted to the Azov Sea port of Berdiansk (Dpsu.gov.ua, March 26). They are ...

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Russian-flagged and Crimea-registered fishing vessel Nord operated by a crew of 10 was seized by the Ukrainian Border Guard Service in the Sea of Azov on March 25 on charges of infringements on the Ukrainian border crossing rules in relation to the occupied territory.
As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian coast guards on Sunday detained the Russian-flagged, Crimean-registered fishing vessel Nord in the Sea of Azov, ... Sea and the Azov Sea water area" following the seizure by Ukrainian border guards of a Russian-flagged, Crimean-registered fishing vessel "Nord.".
Ukrainian border guards in the Ukrainian waters of the Azov Sea in March this year detained a Russian-flagged violator fishing boat. ... naval aviation, was prepared to "ensure the safety of navigation in the north-eastern part of the Black Sea and the waters of the Sea of Azov" following the incident. In order ...
Russia accuses Ukraine of "piracy," threatens to deploy navy in Azov Sea ... As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian coast guards on Sunday detained the Russian-flagged, Crimean-registered fishing vessel Nord in the Sea of Azov, along with her crew of 10 fishermen, charging the Nord of illegally crossing ...

The HQ of Russia's Black Sea Fleet, including the naval aviation, considers the option of the permanent presence in the Sea of Azov and the northeastern part of the Black Sea. An informed source in the Russian military told that to RIA Novosti news agency. 'The aggressive actions of Ukrainian naval ...
The command of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, including naval aviation, is ready “to ensure the safety of navigation in the north-eastern part of the Black Sea and the Azov Sea water area” following the seizure by Ukrainian border guards of a Russian-flagged, Crimean-registered fishing vessel “Nord.”.
According to the Ukrainian border guard service, the Nord was detained off the Obytichna peninsula, a spit extending into the northern end of the Sea of Azov. The service said that the Nord had papers showing that she was registered in Kerch, Crimea, and its crew possessed Crimean-issued passports ...
A court has arrested the Nord, a vessel detained in the Sea of Azov on March 25, the press secretary for Ukraine's prosecutor general, Larysa Sarhan, has said. “We continue to work on the detained vessel Nord. In particular, today the court granted the petition of the Prosecutor's Office of the Autonomous ...
In the Donbass conflict zone, the Ukrainian military have conducted landing exercises on the shore of the Sea of Azov, four kilometers from the line of demarcation, Deputy Commander of the DPR (Donetsk People's Republic) Eduard Basurin announced today, on April 2. "The punitive forces, using a truce ...
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has said that he plans to invite Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras to visit Mariupol of Donetsk region and the place of residence of the Greek community near the Azov Sea, the presidential website reported on April 1. “We will reach an agreement, we will come ...
According to the Ukrainian border guard service, the Nord was detained off the Obytichna peninsula, a spit extending into the northern end of the Sea of Azov. The service said that the Nord had papers showing that she was registered in Kerch, Crimea, and its crew possessed Crimean-issued passports ...
According to the Ukrainian border guard service, the Nord was detained off the Obytichna peninsula, a spit extending into the northern end of the Sea of Azov. The service said that the Nord had papers showing that she was registered in Kerch, Crimea, and its crew possessed Crimean-issued passports ...
In addition, such noise screens will be mounted along the bridge on the side of the Azov Sea, on the section located 700 meters from the Taman coast. Another part of the noise screens will be installed on the side of the cape Ak-Burun. These metal structures have three-layer panels designed to provide ...
On Sunday, Ukrainian border forces detained the Russian-flagged, Crimean-registered fishing vessel Nord in the Sea of Azov, along with her crew of 10 fishermen. The Ukrainian authorities charge that the Nord illegally crossed Ukraine's maritime borders. In response to the arrest, Russia's Federal ...
... overfishing Ukraine's reservoirs is the biggest threat. Fish stocks need to be replenished, it said, adding that fisheries in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov are also in danger. Ukraine's Red List of Endangered Species published in 2009 listed more than 70 kinds of fish in danger of extinction. Economy ...

A coastguard ship of the Ukrainian State Border Guard Service has arrested in the Ukrainian waters of the Azov Sea a fishing vessel flying the flag of the Russian Federation, with a crew of ten people on board. "The vessel NORD was stopped 15 miles from the Obytichna spit. It was established during the ...
A coastguard ship of the Ukrainian State Border Guard Service (SBGS) has arrested in the Ukrainian waters of the Azov Sea a fishing vessel flying the flag of the Russian Federation, with ten crewmembers on board, the SBGS press office has reported. "The vessel Nord was stopped 15 miles from the ...
He helped carry out a communist coup in this city on the Sea of Azov, where he had been born 44 years earlier. It subsequently bore his name, Zhdanov, until 1989, when it got its own name back: Mariupol. In 2014, 74 years after Comrade Andrei's arrival and the communist coup, Russian-led putschists did ...
Russia's minister of agriculture Alexander Tkachev has called for expanding grain export capacity to accommodate bigger exports. Tkachev called for the increase of capacity at Black Sea and Azov Sea ports, boosting exports via the Baltic Sea ports, especially in Kaliningrad, and creating export ...
And the construction of the Kerch bridge could cut off the Azov Sea from the Black Sea and choke off Ukrainian ports. This is happening at the same time as the Kremlin continues to sponsor its undeclared war in the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine. The West has already unequivocally stated that it will ...
Seaports of Russia's Azov Sea Basin handled 16.77 million tonnes in winter season of 2017-2018, up 63.8%, year-on-year, IAA PortNews correspondent cites Sergey Safonichev, head of Azov Sea Ports Administration, as saying at the open meeting of the Basin Committee in Rostov-on-Don. According to ...
From the west, Ukraine can be rapidly assaulted along the Azov Sea coastline by the 150th Motorized Rifle Division, the regiments of which are deployed in the Rostov Oblast just 20-30 miles from Ukraine's eastern border, now uncontrolled by Ukrainian authorities. Along with the mentioned forces, ...
Under new regulations of Russian River Register, vessels of mixed sea/river M-PR class can enter the Azov Sea including the Kerch Strait as from March 1 ... transporting different types of freight on the country's rivers, lakes and within coastal trade routes to the ports of the Sea of Azov and the Caspian Sea.
Moscow's appetite in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov has not decreased after Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014. Russia has gradually advanced its presence into significant areas of the exclusive maritime economic zone of Ukraine, which, in accordance with international law, is subject to the ...
Russia's war against Ukraine has swelled the population of Berdyansk, which had a pre-war population of 115,000, by more than 8 percent – another 10,000 people – as those who had fled fighting in neighboring Donetsk Oblast arrived, and stayed. The sign on the side of the street says: “The port works, ...
The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) on Tuesday has issued a tender for the dredging works at two Ukrainian Azov Sea ports, according to Xinhua. Yuzhny Port / Photo from uk.wikipedia.org. The dredging project with an estimated cost of about $18 million will be carried out in the Mariupol port in ...
Current tensions regarding the Sea of Azov are not the first time Russia and Ukraine quarreled over this body of water. In 2003, a territorial dispute broke out over Tuzla Island, in the middle of the Kerch Strait. Ultimately, both sides found a temporal solution and signed an accord the same year, but neither ...
"In addition, a group of long-range strategic Tu-22 strike bombers, fully equipped with ammunition, flew in the airspace of Crimea, the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. They were accompanied by a couple of Su-30 fighters. The aircraft trained certain conditional targets for striking. Such an action of the ...
Ukraine's Dead Coast. March 23, 2018 12:44 GMT. Once a sleepy resort town, Shyrokyne, on the Sea of Azov, is now one of the hottest points of the Ukraine war. RFE/RL photojournalist Andriy Dubchak visited the beach village that has now become a militarized ghost town.
In March 2014, Crimea was annexed by Russia. But troubles began centuries before. The Ukraine, Russia and the Tartars have all left their mark on the peninsula between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. Can tensions over Crimea ever be resolved?
According to the message, the Crimea's Prosecutor's Office is conducting a legal proceeding concerning the illegal sand extraction near Karkinit Bay in the Sea of Azov. “As usual, Russia uses stolen sand for the illegal construction of the occupant's bridge near Kerch,” Lutsenko noted. The investigative ...
"On February 19 we submit our memorandum, in which we accuse Russia of usurping our rights, Ukraine's rights as a coastal sea state, where we indicate all the violations connected with the Black Sea, the Sea of Azov, the Kerch Strait, the construction of the Kerch bridge," she said on January 22.
In January 2018, sea transport hub of Taganrog handled 225,500 t of cargo (+24.3%, year-on-year), the Azov Sea Ports Administration told IAA PortNews. In the reporting period transshipment of oil products grew by 15% to 86,600 t, grain – 2.8 times to 85,100 t. Coal transshipment fell by 21.4% to 41,100 t, ...
After stepping up effort, Ukraine plans to seize the Azov Sea shore. As they at the Ukrainian General Staff believe this will allow destroying the DPR and come to the border with Russia. The attack on the Lugansk People's Republic will be launched through Krymskoye and Lutugino. After amassing the ...
Freight sources also saw the ice situation in the Azov Sea as 'moderate' for the time of year, with no major issues around finding berths, although a lack of spot tonnage has seen rates firm. Buying interest from Egypt was heard in the range of $190-$193/mt, with April corn bid 85 over the May contract basis ...
Russian ports in the Azov Sea: Taganrog, Temryuk, Kavkaz, Yeisk, Azov, Rostov-on-Don; Ukrainian ports – Mariupol and Berdyansk. The canal is 120 meters long with design depth of 9.35 m. According to the regulations, navigation through the canal is allowed for vessels with length not exceeding 252 m ...
IAA PortNews correspondent cites Mr Sergey Safonichev, head of Azov Sea Ports Administration, as saying at the open meeting of the basin Committee in Rostov-on-Don, seaports of the Azov Sea Basin handled 87.8 million tonne of cargo in 2017, up 24.7%, YoY. According to him, the port of Taganrog ...
Seaports of the Azov Sea Basin handled 87.8 mln t of cargo in 2017, up 24.7%, year-on-year, IAA PortNews correspondent cites Sergey Safonichev, head of Azov Sea Ports Administration, as saying at the open meeting of the basin Committee in Rostov-on-Don. According to him, the port of Taganrog ...
Russia's war against Ukraine has swelled the population of Berdyansk, which had a pre-war population of 115,000, by more than 8 percent – another 10,000 people – as those who had fled fighting in neighboring Donetsk Oblast arrived, and stayed. The sign on the side of the street says: “The port works, ...
It is Russia's southernmost port on the Azov Sea. Port Temryuk ensures coal supply flow to the countries of the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, with cargo either shipped directly aboard river-sea type ships or transferred in the Kerch Straits onto bulk carriers. The port's advantageous geographical position ...
... the shore of the Azov Sea is backed by the crack of gunfire and the growl of tank engines. Yet while there are sounds of war here, there is no fighting in this southwestern corner of Donetsk Oblast, some 600 kilometers southeast of Kyiv. Instead, the area hosts the bases of the controversial Azov Regiment, ...
In January-December 2017, sea transport hub of Taganrog handled 3,067,100 t of cargo (+29.8%, year-on-year), the Azov Sea Ports Administration told IAA PortNews. In the reporting period transshipment of grain climbed by 31.8% to 1,516,800 t, coal – by 24.3% to 786,600 t, oil products – by 14.4% to ...
The port's throughput in December 2017 totaled 456,400 t (+12.6% year-on-year). Sergey Grechkin said the stevedores were going to handle 457,000 t. It should be added that seaports of the Azov Sea demonstrated throughput growth due to favorable weather and ice conditions in the region. The sea port ...
This photo taken on January 10, 2018 shows people watching performance at the Qipanshan Ice and Snow World during the opening of the Shenyang Ice Festival in Shenyang, China's northeastern Liaoning province. More than 400 ice sculptures are displayed during the festival. / AFP PHOTO / - / China ...
The two ports are on the Sea of Azov, a body of water that, after the 2014 annexation of Crimea, the Kremlin would like to turn into a Russian lake. If, as expected, a Chinese company wins the dredging contracts, the Russians would watch Chinese dredgers sail under the new Russian bridge connecting ...
In the Luhansk sector, militants fired from 82mm mortars and heavy machineguns near Luhanske. In the Donetsk sector, the enemy was most active near the Azov Sea. In particular, militants used 120mm and 82mm mortars and infantry weapons near Pavlopil. They fired at fortified Ukrainian positions from ...
The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine (PGO) intends to recover to the state budget in early 2018 another UAH 5 billion (US$179 million) illegally obtained by fugitive Ukrainian ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and his allies, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
KIEV, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) on Tuesday has issued a tender for the dredging works at two Ukrainian Azov Sea ports. The dredging project with an estimated cost of about 18 million U.S. dollars will be carried out in the Mariupol port in eastern Donetsk region and the ...


 

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