The Russian Federal Security Service (FSS) ship made a provocation in the Sea of Azov by approaching come close to the Ukrainian tugboat.
During the scheduled departure of the “Korets” tugboat into the Sea of Azov, the guard ship of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation Krasnodar approached the Ukrainian ship.
It is reported by the press center of environmental protection. It is noted that the “Korets” tugboat sailed to work out combat training tasks. During the voyage, the “Krasnodarets“ ship of the FSS of the Russian Federation approached close to the tugboat for a mile and a half and continued to follow the “Korets” course.
“Having approached our tug on the left side at a distance of about three nautical miles, the Russian ship gave full speed and quickly increased the distance, after which it took ‘Korets’ to escort,” the message said.
At the same time, the second Russian ship was on the right side of the ship, and the third was kept at a great distance ahead.
The headquarters noted that despite the provocation tugboat crew completed the tasks of anti-sabotage defense and carried out exercises in practical shooting.
The departure of the “Koretz” tugboat at sea was covered by artillery, as well as army aviation helicopters and fighter and assault aircraft.