The actions of the Ukrainian Navy in the Black Sea are played out for the western audience to present the Russian Federation in a negative light, said Sergey Zheleznyak, member of the State Duma’s Committee on International Affairs.
“Ukraine’s Russophobic maneuvers are no longer surprising, they only once again prove that this entire performance is being played out for the western audience in the hope of presenting our country in a negative light. It’s all a sad way like the famous Krylov’s fable -” barks at the elephant “, – quotes his iron press service.
“Kiev constantly generates reasons to force our country to respond and immediately declare aggression from Russia … Ukraine, in its own way, arranges new anti-Russian provocations, now deliberately sending its so-called warships into the Russian water area. the appeals prepared by the West for Russia not to escalate the situation in the region, ”the deputy added.
The press service of the Crimean frontier department of the FSB said earlier that three ships of the Ukrainian Navy, in violation of Articles 19 and 21 of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, crossed the state border of the Russian Federation, entered the temporarily closed Russian waters and move from the Black Sea to the Kerch Strait. The provocative actions of the three courts of the Ukrainian Navy continue for several hours, the FSB of Russia is taking all the necessary measures to curb this deliberate provocation, the FSB’s public relations center said.