The Ukrainian Armed Forces have irrefutable technical evidence of aggressive actions by Russian military vessels in the Black Sea, the press service of the Ukrainian Navy has reported.
Russia's aggression against Ukrainian navy vessels in the Kerch Strait will not affect the Canadian military mission in Ukraine.
Russia has currently deployed about 500 combat aircraft and up to 340 helicopters along its border with Ukraine, a representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, Vadym Skibitsky, has said.
NATO allies intend to discuss the situation in the Black Sea region with two close partners - Ukraine and Georgia. The relevant meeting at Ministerial level will be held next week.
The situation in the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait is very dangerous and NATO calls for calm and restraint so to that to avoid further deterioration.
Russian-backed militants launched 18 attacks, using weapons banned under the Minsk agreements seven times, on positions of Ukrainian troops in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas in last day.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will propose that the Verkhovna Rada declare martial law for 30 days starting from 09.00 on November 28, 2018.
Russian human rights commissioner Tatyana Moskalova has said that Russian special services captured 24 Ukrainian sailors in the Kerch Strait, Russian news agency Interfax has reported.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed decree No. 390/2018, which enacts the decision of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) on the introduction of martial law in Ukraine, according to the website of the head of state.
According to intelligence, the condition of Ukrainian Navy servicemen wounded during an attack on Ukrainian vessels in the Kerch Strait on November 25 is satisfactory, the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry has reported, with reference to the main military-medical board of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
Russian media have named wounded Ukrainian military sailors whom Russia captured during an act of aggression in the Sea of Azov, according to the Ukrainian Military Portal.
Head of the NATO Representation and Director of the NATO Liaison Office in Ukraine Alexander Vinnikov and Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak held a meeting at the Defense Ministry to discuss the situation regarding the aggressive actions of the Russian Federation in the Sea of Azov.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has demanded that Russia immediately release captured Ukrainian sailors along with the ships and called for de-escalation of the situation in the Azov Sea and in other directions.
Chairman of the State Border Service Petro Tsyhykal has announced about the transition to an enhanced border guard regime and proposed restricting the entry of certain categories of Russian citizens into Ukraine.