May 4 west of Cape Tarkhankut in the Black Sea water area by the border guard ship Ametist ... Ukrainian fishing vessel YAMK-0041 (port of origin Ochakov, Ukraine) was detained, engaged in illegal fishing of flounder-Kalkan with net fishing gear in the exclusive economic zone Russian Federation- the report says.
According to updated data, several kilometers of networks were seized. In addition, the crew, consisting of five citizens of Ukraine, was brought to the Crimea for procedural actions.
On the eve of the State Border Service of Ukraine complained that from April 30 representatives of the Russian Federation stopped every day for inspection and identification of the team, non-military vessels going to the Mariupol sea port in the Sea of Azov.
The press service of the border department of the Federal Security Service of Russia in the Republic of Crimea, in turn, stated that inspections of foreign ships in the Kerch Strait are carried out in a regular mode in accordance with international law of the sea.