From the Crimean jail freed the captain of the Ukrainian ship and two sailors

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis in photoboxes. Archival photoFrom the Crimean jail freed the captain of the Ukrainian ship and two sailors© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis the image Bank

The captain detained for poaching off the coast of Crimea Ukrainian vessel yamk-0041 Victor Nowicki and two fishermen were released from the detention facility in Simferopol, reported RIA Novosti Crimean Ombudsman Lyudmila Lubina.

«Thank God, sit the fishermen in jail, I believe nothing,» she said.

Depth, along with the Commissioner for human rights under the President of Russia Tatyana Moskalkova and former Ukrainian Ombudsman Nina Karpachova met with the detained October 31.

The Ombudsman said that all three of the fishermen changed the measure of restraint on recognizance not to leave.

According to her, the investigator took a decision to release detainees after the treatment of the ombudsmen. This is a step towards resolving the situation and the possible exchange for the captain of the Russian seiner «Nord,» said Lubina. Ukrainian sailors remain in the Crimea until the decision of returning home, she added.

Recently seven members of the crew of the Russian vessel «Nord» was exchanged for seven Ukrainian sailors from the two ships detained in Russia. The captain of the «Nord» Vladimir Gorbenko remains in Ukraine. Against him opened a criminal case under article «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.» Gorbenko threatens till five years of imprisonment.

Ukrainian border guards detained Crimean seiner March 25, since it is located in the port of Berdyansk. The Crimean Department of the FSB, for its part, filed a case about the hijacking of the vessel.

The fourth of may, Russian border guards detained near the shores of the Crimea, the Ukrainian fishing boat NMR-0041 violating a ban on the catch of plaice on the shelf. Against the captain opened a case of poaching, the ship was seized.

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