Ukraine will increase military presence in the Azov sea in response to Russia’s aggressive actions
This was announced by the head of the General staff of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko. According to him, currently the military is preparing to increase the presence of the Navy at sea and enhance the protection of the coast.
Muzhenko said that the military presence of Ukraine in the Azov sea will be definitely increased due to the aggressive actions of Russia.
“The presence of the Ukrainian Navy in the sea of Azov should be increased. We plan not only strengthening its presence in the sea, but the activities for the defense of the coast of the sea of Azov”, — said the head of the General staff.
He noted that now the Ukrainian border guards have to control the situation in the Azov sea by their means and forces.
It should be noted that in recent years Russia has increased markedly in the sea of Azov, using it to destabilize the situation in Ukraine. In particular, the Russian border guards detaining numerous vessels, which are the ports of Berdyansk and Mariupol. Ukraine is considering the possibility of retaliation.
Earlier it was revealed the true purpose of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the sea of Azov. About it told the public activist Dmitry Snegirev.
“Water for Crimea — is not the key task of Russia. The construction of the Kerch bridge, which has its actual presence interfered with the free navigation, says that Russia had set the objective, first and foremost, the blocking of economic. This refers to the ports of Mariupol and Berdyansk and, in fact, their existence. Now it’s a tense situation, the workload of the Berdyansk port, close to around 15%. But the main still is a crush and actually turn the Azov sea into an inland sea of the Russian Federation”, — he said.
Says bullfinch, most of these provocations will be metallurgical enterprises of Mariupol.
We will remind, earlier it was the published script of full-scale invasion of Ukraine may not survive.
As reported Politeka, became known, when Ukraine will resume control over the sea of Azov.
Also Politeka told me that Russia decided on a daring provocation, blocking the Black sea.
Source: “BBC News Ukraine”