Speaking in front of the journalists on December 10, Ukraine’s Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin claimed Brussels had promised to step up its efforts and push Moscow to release the 24 Ukrainian sailors that were detained by the Russian Navy on November 25 after an incident in the Kerch Strait – the narrow waterway that separates Crimea from Russia’s southern coast.

“I’ve asked (the European Union) to push Russia to release our sailors...the EU promised to step up its efforts,” Klimkin sa...

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