Russia should expect from the West’s «dirty tricks» in the shipping industry, according to the state Duma

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura in fotobanka armored gunboat Nikopol (left) and RAID tug «Yana mouthpiece» of the Navy of Ukraine, detained by the border service of the Russian Federation for violation of the state border of Russia, in the port of Kerch. Archival photoRussia should expect from the West’s «dirty tricks» in the shipping industry, according to the state Duma© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura the image Bank

The head of the state Duma Committee on defense Vladimir Shamanov did not rule out that Russia from the West should expect «dirty tricks» in the field of shipping after provocation Kiev to the Black sea.

A senior official of the US state Department said that Russia expected the pain and the consequences if she will not let the Ukrainian sailors, detained in connection with the provocation of Kiev in the Kerch Strait.

«Given the current impact of the Americans on the Western world will start nasty, unsubstantiated, unfounded. This is due, of course, shipping will probably be,» said Shamanov told reporters.

The politician explained that we are talking about the limit of navigation, call to ports, restrictions on dressing.

«There are procedural rules that must be followed. And who does not like Americans, lovers of democracy and the rule of law, to know that they performed all appropriate in such cases, activities of procuratorial and investigative nature. When all the pictures are placed and held court. The court’s decision will determine the fate (Ukrainian sailors – ed.)», — he said, answering the question, does Russia plan to release the detained sailors.

Three ships of the Ukrainian Navy 25 Nov violated the state border of Russia, included in the temporarily closed waters of the territorial sea of the Russian Federation and moved from the Black sea to Kerch Strait. They maneuvered in a dangerous manner, did not obey the lawful demands of the Russian authorities. The Ukrainian ship with 24 sailors were detained.

Russian President Vladimir Putin called the incident in the Black sea as a provocation, noting that among the crew members of the Ukrainian courts, violated the border of Russia, were two employees of the security service of Ukraine, who actually led the operation. Putin stressed that Russian border guards had performed their functions for the protection of the state border. According to him, the provocation in the Black sea tied to a low rating of the President of Ukraine ahead of the elections.

Russia should expect from the West’s «dirty tricks» in the shipping industry, according to the state Duma© Vitaly Policytool war

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