The Russians expect the Hague Tribunal for the occupation of Crimea and aggression in Eastern Ukraine and the capture of the Ukrainian sailors.

Russia expects the Hague Tribunal, - Yelchenko

This was written on Twitter by the representative of Ukraine to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko, reports mediaUA.

"Just look at those eyes. Mother and daughter captured Ukrainian sailors who are being illegally held by Russia", – wrote Yelchenko and added the photo and information leaflets with photos of Natalia mokryak and Olga Oprysko, relatives of captured sailors, who last week spoke at the headquarters of UN in new York.

"Russian, you will find the Hague Tribunal", – summed up Yelchenko.

Read on mediaUA: Captured Russian Ukrainian seafarers may be considered prisoners of war.

Natalia mokryak, the mother of Roman Mokryak, Lieutenant of the naval forces of Ukraine, commander of a small armored artillery boat "Berdyansk", and Olga Oprysko – daughter of Andrew Oprysko, leading seaman of the naval forces of Ukraine, spoke at the UN on March 11 in the framework of the 63rd Commission on the status of women. March 13, they gave a press conference, and on March 15 Olga Oprysko took part in the meeting of the UN security Council on the occupation of the Crimea.

Recall, the naval forces of Ukraine on 25 November reported that the edge ships of the Russian Federation has carried out aggressive actions against the Ukrainian courts who have made a planned transition from the port of Odessa to the port of Mariupol. In particular, the Russian boundary ship "don" rammed Ukrainian RAID tug, which had damaged the main engine of the ship, the trim and railing, as well as lost on that raft. While Navy APU emphasize that the intention to migrate was warned in advance and had acted within international law.

Also mediaUA: the EU has published the names of eight Russians, against which imposed sanctions for its aggression in the Kerch Strait. LIST

At the same time, the FSB said that three Ukrainian warships in the sea of Azov "illegally entered the territorial waters of the Russian Federation and headed to the Kerch Strait".

As a result of illegal actions of the Russian security forces had captured three ships of the Ukrainian Navy and captured 24 Ukrainian servicemen. Controlled by the Russian Federation occupied the court of Simferopol chose the measure of restraint for 24 seamen's detention until 25 January 2019.

November 30 sailors moved to Moscow, 21 Ukrainian was taken to a Moscow jail "Lefortovo", 3 wounded - in the "Matrosskaya Tishina".

On 15 and 16 January Lefortovo court of the Russian Federation adopted the decision to extend by three months the term of arrest of 24 captured Ukrainian sailors. Thus, under arrest, they will remain at least until the end of April.


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