© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in fotoballoon on human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova. Archival photo© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank
The Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova said that today start negotiations on the exchange of the captains of the Russian vessel «Nord» and the Ukrainian NMR-0041, European Ombudsman Institute is preparing a road map on this issue.
«Today, we begin the process of negotiations on the matter (exchange of captains). Today, European Ombudsman Institute and the progressive representatives of the plotted road map to address this issue,» — said Moskalkova RIA Novosti.
Ukrainian border guards detained on March 25 Crimean ship «Nord» under the flag of Russia in the Azov sea with 10 crew members. All of them are citizens of Russia, but Kyiv considers them to be Ukrainian citizens. Two members of the crew managed to return to the Crimea via Belarus, seven was removed from the flight to Minsk. The owner stated that the ship is detained unlawfully, and the actions of border guards threat to the lives of crew members. Management of FSB of the Crimea opened a criminal case under article 211 of the criminal code «hijacking an aircraft, sea vessel or railway rolling stock».
The Ukrainian fishing vessel yamk-0041 was arrested may 4 by the shores of the Crimea, it violates the ban on the catch of plaice on the shelf. Against the captain of the ship, the citizen of Ukraine, a criminal case about poaching, he is in prison of Simferopol. On the ship seized.