The Deputy called the maneuvers of Ukraine in the Black sea play for the West

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator in photobacteria Zheleznyak. Archival photoThe Deputy called the maneuvers of Ukraine in the Black sea play for the West© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator the image Bank

The actions of the Ukrainian Navy in the Black sea played to a Western audience, to present Russia in a negative light, says a member of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Sergei Zheleznyak.

«Russophobic Ukraine maneuvers are not surprising, just goes to prove that all this performance is played out for the Western audience in the hope to represent our country in a negative light. All this is a sad way like Ivan Krylov’s fable — «Ah, the pug, the nobility it is strong, that barks at the elephant» — quoted iron ore by his press service.

«Kiev is constantly generating reasons in order to force Russia to take retaliatory steps and then to report aggression by Russia in Ukraine… in its usual manner, satisfied with the new anti-Russian provocations, now purposely directing its so-called warships in Russian waters. Then expect prepared by the West appeals to Russia not to escalate the situation in the region,» he added.

Press service of the Crimean border guard service said earlier that three ships of the Ukrainian Navy, in violation of articles 19 and 21 of the UN Convention on the law of the sea crossed the state border of the Russian Federation, included in the temporarily closed Russian waters and move from the Black sea to Kerch Strait. The provocative actions of the three ships of the Ukrainian Navy, continued for several hours, the Federal security service of Russia shall take all necessary measures to stop this deliberate provocation, reported the public relations Center of the FSB.

The Deputy called the maneuvers of Ukraine in the Black sea play for the West© Vitaly Pedicellate territory

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