This is reported with reference to the “Observer” Izvestia.
Kabanenko commented on the thorough inspection of Ukrainian ships, which is conducted in the Sea of Azov by Russian border guards. At the same time, the FSB of the Russian Federation specified earlier that the events are held within the framework of international maritime norms.
The Ukrainian admiral said that it was time to prepare for the complete blockade of the Kerch Strait. Civil courts will have to appoint a military convoy – and if the Russians approach it, it will qualify as an attack. So Ukrainian ships will be able to attack them.
Relations between Russia and Ukraine at sea have deteriorated greatly after the scandal around the fishing vessel “Nord”, when the Ukrainian side illegally arrested Crimeans. Then the two team members managed, in the literal sense of the word, to flee to Russia: