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  • Scoop of the weekend: Ukrainian tourists stranded in Greece Greece Seventeen Ukrainians have been denied entry to Greece due to the coronavirus restrictions. They have been placed in Athens airport's remand centre. According to the Ukrainian…
  • Navy chief about returned ships: Russians even removed toilets, lamp shades Ukrainian Navy Commander Ihor Voronchenko has described the condition of the three ships – the Berdyansk and Nikopol boats and the Yany Kapu tugboat, which Russia returned to Ukraine…
  • Marine conscript killed in Odesa Region A marine conscript has been shot dead from a Kalashnikov automatic rifle in a military unit in the village of Dachne outside Odesa, the local news website Dumskaya has learnt from…
  • Russian naval ship enters area sealed for Sea Breeze drill A Russian naval ship has entered the Black Sea area sealed for shooting practice as part of the Sea Breeze 2019 international exercise, the press service of the Ukrainian Navy has…
  • USA to give Ukraine $10m to boost Navy The USA will allocate an additional 10m dollars to further boost the Ukrainian Navy after the Kerch Strait incident, the Department of State has said on its website. "In response…
  • Yani Kapu boat commander:  "We were waiting for pilot when they attacked us" Lawyer Edem Semedlyayev has visited his client, the commander of the Yani Kapu tugboat captured by Russia, Oleh Melnychuk, in the Bilohirsk remand centre, Radio Liberty journalist…
  • Azov standoff. Continuation
    Anton Mikhnenko
    Events at sea On 25 November, a Ukrainian boat team was sailing from the port of Odesa to the port of Mariupol. In accordance with the 2003 Ukrainian-Russian treaty on cooperation…
  • Azov confrontation. Actions, reactions, consequences
    Anton Mikhnenko
    After the annexation of Crimea and the construction of the Kerch Bridge, the Russian Federation significantly changed the security situation in the Azov-Black Sea basin. Absolutely…
  • Two Ukrainian ships accompanied by two armoured boats, which crossed the Russian-controlled Kerch Strait on 23 September, have safely arrived in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol…
  • Landing boat for Navy floated out in Kyiv The second landing boat Kentavr (Centaur), project 58503, ordered for the Ukrainian Navy was floated out at the Kuznya na Rybalskomu plant in Kyiv today. Like the first cutter, it…
  • Ukrainian fleet staff commander reportedly suspended Ukrainian Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak has suspended the chief of staff and first deputy commander of the Ukrainian Navy, Capt 1st Rank Roman Hladkyy, the Odesa-based news website…
  • Ukrainian Navy's marine commander appointed The Ukrainian Armed Forces' Navy has appointed Maj-Gen Yuriy Sodol as marine commander, according to the Navy's Facebook page. "In accordance with the reform plan of the Ukrainian…
  • Ukrainian caught taking naval flagship data abroad A 55-year-old Ukrainian who was about to fly to Iran was detained at Boryspil airport on 22 January. According to the press service of the Kyiv regional prosecutor's office, he had…
  • Ukrainian navy chief snubs Putin's proposal to return military equipment from annexed Crimea Ukrainian warships and aircraft that remain in the annexed Crimea was not at all "wreck", as the Russian Federation described it. "As of the moment of the annexation of Crimea, out…
  • NATO ships call at Odesa The ships of a permanent NATO naval group, the destroyer of the UK Royal Navy Duncan and the frigate of the Turkish Navy Yildirim arrived to the port of Odessa for joint exercises…