In Ukraine, estimated at $ 2.3 million damages caused by the Russian ships, which were detained as a result of the conflict in the Kerch Strait. This was announced by the Deputy permanent representative of Ukraine to the international organization in Vienna Igor Lossovsky, reports “UKRINFORM”.
Lossowski said that the ships are fully or partially lifted the weapons, and there is no navigation equipment, communications equipment, ammunition and other property. Therefore, the ships cannot be used for other purposes.
The Federation Council member Sergei Tsekov said “the Russian newspaper”, what is called a provisional amount of damages may not be adequate and exceeds the cost of the ships. Vice-speaker of the Crimean Parliament Vladimir Bobkov also said RIA “Novosti” that the damage assessment conducted by the Ukrainian authorities, nothing but the irony is.
“From Ukraine is a sea power turned into a sea dwarf, so now the problem shifts to someone else’s shoulders,” – said Vice-speaker.
Verkhovna Rada Deputy from the faction “the Opposition platform For life,” Ilya Kiva compared returning to Ukraine the ships “tin cans”. In his opinion, these vessels are nothing special in itself does not represent.
“We gave the cans a Poroshenko, who even shoots training projectiles, not to mention military weapons. But we never sent it back, and gave superfluous”, – the politician told the TV channel >NewsOne.
November 18, Moscow has returned to Kiev ships detained almost a year ago in the Kerch Strait on charges of violation of the Russian border. After that, the commander of the Ukrainian Navy said that Russia is “ruined” because there is “the shot, even the ceiling, sockets and toilets”. Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky said that he would ask Russia to return the missing equipment. After that, the FSB has published a video recording of the state courts “Nikopol” and “Berdyansk” at the time of their transfer to the Ukrainian side, saying that he had given them in good condition.