Moskalkova visited the captain of a Ukrainian vessel in the Crimean jail

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in fotoballoon on human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova. Archival photo.Moskalkova visited the captain of a Ukrainian vessel in the Crimean jail© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova, member of the Executive Board of the European Institute of Ombudsman, former Commissioner for human rights in Ukraine Nina Karpachova visited in the Crimean prison of the captain of the Ukrainian fishing vessel yamk-0041 Victor Nowicki, said Moskalkova in Instagram.

Seven members of the crew of the Russian vessel «Nord» on Tuesday, on the border of Crimea and Ukraine were exchanged for the seven Ukrainian sailors, reported press Secretary of the Russian Ombudsman Tatiana Moskalkova. According to the Ombudsman for human rights in Crimea Lyudmila Lubenau, the exchange was attended by sailors from the two Ukrainian ships, including fishing NMR-0041.

«Together with Nina Ivanovna Karpachova visited the Ukrainian captain of the fishing vessel yamk-0041 Victor Nowicki, located in the Crimean jail-1», — she wrote on his page in Instagram.

Talking about the status of the captain of the Ukrainian vessel, Moskalkova said that he «misses the family, desperately wants to go home and hopes that the Ukrainian and Russian sides will find an opportunity the humanitarian solution of this problem, and people would be finally to their homeland, to their families.»

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According to the Ombudsman, who returned home Russian fishermen expressed concern about the future of captain Vladimir Gorbenko.

Moskalkova said that against Gorbenko criminal case, which is in her opinion «illegal, unreasonable, subject to cessation».

«We are in dialogue about the captain, «Nord», and the captain of the Ukrainian vessel,» — said Moskalkova.

Ukrainian border guards detained March 25, «North» under the flag of Russia in the Azov sea with 10 crew members. Two managed to return to the Crimea via Belarus. The captain is accused of committing criminal offences under articles «Illegal fish, animal or other water extracting trade» and «violation of the procedure of entry in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and departure from it with the purpose of causing harm to the interests of the state.» 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.

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