Ukraine has sent artillery boats in the Azov sea, media reported

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Ukraine has sent from the port of Berdyansk two artillery boats towards the two ships going from Odessa to the sea of Azov, according to «Ukrainian military portal» with reference to its sources.

We are talking about boats P177 «Kremenchug» and P178 «Lubny», which were delivered to Berdyansk at the beginning of September.

Eve search-and-rescue vessel A500 «Donbass» and the sea tug A830 «koretz» passed along the coast of the Crimea, including in the exclusive economic zone of Russia. «Ukrainian military portal» with reference to own sources reported that both ships came from Odessa and sent to Berdyansk. According to recent reports, they entered the Kerch-Yenikalsky channel for the passage to the sea of Azov under the Crimean bridge. According to Rosmorrechflot, the Ukrainian ship are included in the composition of the caravan, which will pass through the Kerch Strait, to ensure the safety of the journey will help the Russian pilot.

It is also reported that on schedule, «Donbass» and «koretz» needs to go in the sea of Azov around 15.00 (time coincides with Moscow time), now they are accompanied by two Russian patrol boats. Before that they are being watched, the ships of the coast guard Border service of the FSB «in line with the norms of international Maritime law and in the interests of ensuring Russia’s security».

The situation in the Azov sea

Earlier, Kiev announced its intention to increase its military presence in the sea of Azov.

In particular, the commander of Land forces of VSU the General-the Colonel Sergey Popko talked about the transfer of the Ukrainian troops threatens the sea of Azov. In addition, «Ukrainian military portal» wrote about sending armored in the waters of the Azov sea.

Also, the Ukrainian authorities announced plans to build in the region a naval base this year.

As noted by the candidate of political Sciences Mikhail Nenashev, Kiev with the same success can devise plans for the construction of military space base on Mars. According to him, Ukraine does not have appropriate staff, who could build large ships and mooring facilities. However, he also noted that the sea of Azov is shallow and much more suited for fishing and tourism than for the construction of military bases.Ukraine has sent artillery boats in the Azov sea, media reported© Vitaly Podictionary and very dangerous

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