The Kremlin said that their position is unchanged.
Despite the decision of UN International Tribunal for the law of the sea ordered Russia to release captured Ukrainian sailors, in the Kremlin have decided to ignore this requirement.
This was stated press Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov, reports the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to Interfax-Ukraine.
“The position can’t change. They should finish the investigation in connection with the violation of the border act, and the court held,” — said Putin’s press Secretary.
We will remind, on November 25, 2018 in the area of the Kerch Strait, Russian security forces illegally seized two Ukrainian boats of Berdyansk and Dnipropetrovsk, as well as RAID tug Kapu Yana EN route to the port of Mariupol.
Aboard the Ukrainian ships were 24 servicemen of the naval forces of Ukraine, some of whom suffered gunshot wounds.
The FSB has accused Ukrainian sailors in “dangerous maneuvers” during the approach to the “closed water area of the territorial sea of the Russian Federation”.
In turn, Ukraine denies the accusations, saying they acted within the law.
According to the Ministry temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons, Russia attacked and captured Ukrainian military ships in international waters of the Black sea.
In the Russian Federation has responded to the threat of Ukraine to achieve the “Hamburg” sanctions
In this regard, Ukraine has filed against Russia a lawsuit in the International Tribunal of the United Nations, which obliged Moscow to immediately release the sailors and to return the captured vessel.