Russian FSB detained two Ukranian fishermen who docked to the shore of the occupied Crimea on Monday, September 10. The press office of the border governance of FSB in Crimea claimed this to Interfax.
'Foreign citizens detained at the moments of docking to the Russian shore on a motorboat... near the coastline of Lake Syvash in the area of Stefanivka village, Dzhankoy district,' the Russian security forces noted.
The detained fishermen claimed that they are residents of Ukrainian village Strilkove.
'Foreign citizens claimed that going out on a fishing trip, decided to deliberately dock to the Crimean shore in order to establish friendly relations and share experiences with Crimean fishermen,' FSB noted.
20kg of fish was found aboard.
'Currently, according to the Russian legislation, both citizens are detained for 48 hours for their identification, full sobering up and the establishment of all the circumstances of the committed offense,' the security forces summed up.
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.