The captain of the ship «Nord» hopes to return to the crew and the beloved

© RIA Novosti / Daria Egorovicha of the vessel Nord Vladimir Gorbenko. Archival photoThe captain of the ship «Nord» hopes to return to the crew and the beloved© RIA Novosti / Daria Egorova

Captain detained in Ukraine Russian vessel «Nord» Vladimir Gorbenko said that he hoped to return to the Crimea and continue to do his favorite thing – fishing.

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. The captain of the Crimean ship remains in Ukraine.

«Being, thank God, normally. Heal. Medicines are taking. It’s all good. Thanks to the crew for the support, I’m glad they returned home. Most importantly, the boys returned home. The criminal investigation of me was over, awaiting the summons. Of course, I would like to see all of them and continue to do their favorite thing, to continue to fish,» said Gorbenko his family during a video call, which was carried out in the presence of journalists.

The conversation involved a mother, wife and daughter of the captain. The daughter at parting kissed the phone screen, which was visible father. Mother and wife could not hold back the tears.

© RIA Novosti / Viktor Ladenkastje the captain of the ship «Nord» Vladimir Gorbenko communicates with him on the phoneThe captain of the ship «Nord» hopes to return to the crew and the beloved© RIA Novosti / Viktor Ladenkastje the captain of the ship «Nord» Vladimir Gorbenko talking on the phone with him

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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