Russian vessel, which is under sanctions of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine entered Kherson port. Borys Babin, Permanent Representative of the Ukrainian President in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea claimed this on Facebook.
The vessel is Mekhanik Pogodin IMO 9598397 flying the flag of the Russian Federation
‘The vessel entered the Kherson Sea Trade Port. I am sure that the vessel won’t leave the port soon. Also, I am sure that no one will be able to break up the case. As the sanction issues and the Criminal Procedural Code of Ukraine are different things. We take the case for steady control within the limits of authority,’ he said.
Reportedly, on June 22, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a law on the decision of the Security and Defense Council of Ukraine ‘On the application and introduction of amendments into personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions).
Later, the Security and Defense Council of Ukraine introduced a refreshed sanction list, which increased to 1762 physical and 786 legal persons.