Russian Liman warship sank after colliding with a freighter off the coast of Istanbul in the Black Sea.
Russian invaders in Crimea have retrieved the bodies of two dead sailors from the sea near the Kerch Strait, while another crew member was rescued earlier. The search for remaining nine sailors of the sunken Heroi Arsenala dry cargo ship is underway.
The search and rescue operation is underway in the Black Sea after Geroi Arsenala bulk freighter located 14 nautical miles off the Crimea coast sent a distress signal.
Ukrainian border guards apprehended three poachers who caught a lot of crabs and more than 12,000 shrimps near Prymorske village in the Kherson region on April 5.
Between March 5 and 13, 2017, annual naval exercise Poseidon took place in the western part of the Black Sea. More than 1,500 military from Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Spain, Poland, Romania, and Turkey took place in the drills.
HMS Diamond, a Type 45 destroyer with anti-aircraft rockets is part of the biggest British military build-up on Russia’s borders for decades.
Naval Forces of Ukraine disprove Russian media reports about alleged attacks on the rig seized by the Russian invaders committed from the Ukrainian vessel. In fact, it was the Russian sniper who fired upon the Ukrainian ship.
Defense Minister of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak emphasizes that the ongoing Air Force exercises and missile tests in country's south are conducted as planned and have nothing to do with strengthening NATO presence in the Black Sea region.
The incident occurred with the participation of the Russian warships and aircraft as Podillia coast guard ship and patrol airplane of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine were carrying out missions in the north-western part of Ukraine's exclusive (maritime) economic zone on Wednesday, Sept. 7.
Sea Breeze-2016 international military exercise has entered its active phase. The maneuvers are held in the Odesa, Mykolaiv regions and in the north-eastern part of the Black Sea.
The United States will maintain its presence in the Black Sea despite a Russian warning that a U.S. destroyer patrolling there undermined regional security.
Moscow is closely watching the discussion between NATO and Ukraine on Kyiv's participation in strengthening the Aliance's military presence in the Black Sea.