Kiev showed footage of a “provocation of the Russian border guards” on Azov :: Policy :: RBC

Ukrainian officials posted a video which, according to him, captured the ship of a coast guard of the border service of FSB of Russia, which at high speed the vessel sails past the Ukrainian border guards

Photo: Borys Babin / Facebook

The representative of the President of Ukraine in Crimea Borys Babin has published in his Facebook photos and videos, which, according to him, captured the provocation of the Russian border guards in the Azov sea, according to news Agency UNIAN.

Video: Borys Babin / Facebook

According to Babina, 13 September, the Russian ship “wilfully doing dangerous maneuvers” and “cut rate” ship of the Ukrainian border guards. According to Babin, it was a border patrol boat PSCA-611 type of project 12150 “mongoose”.

Published video recording was conducted from the deck of the ship. To him at high speed approaching the other vessel and at a short distance swims by. On the casing shows the number 761, and the Russian tricolor. The footage also shows the flag similar to the flag of coast guard of the FSB.

According to the portal “Water transport”, the boat PSCA-611 assigned to the coast guard border service of the FSB.

RBC sent a request to the press service of border Department of the FSB of Russia on Republic of Crimea.

In early August, Secretary of the national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that Russia is trying to make expansion in the sea of Azov and start a military and economic blockade of the Azov coast. After these words, the naval forces of Ukraine announced plans to increase its group in the area. In addition, on September 13, the state border service of Ukraine reported that in the region will be sent to marine special forces. Until the end of the year in patrolling the sea of Azov, the authorities plan to use 270 commandos.

In the state Duma called such actions of the Kiev bravado and arrogance. The first Deputy Chairman of the Committee on defense Alexander Sherin told RT that Russia began to inspect the Ukrainian court after the arrest of the Russian vessel and after threats to blow up the Crimean bridge. “Now when Russia begins to carry out a thorough inspection of all Ukrainian ships that pass under the bridge (and it is right and normal), they began to have serious problems,” he said.

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