The actions will last until January 7, 2019.
‘Patriots of Ukraine Worldwide Movement turns to the Ukrainians and the friends of Ukraine, the people with a goodwillm with the initiaitve: decorate their houses and New Year trees with yellow-blue paper boats to express solidarity with the Ukrainian sailors captured on November 25 during the armed aggression of the Russian Federation in the Kerch Strait area,’ the organizers said.
People on social networks ask to share pictures with #Жовто_блакитний_кораблик_на_ялинку hashtag, which basically means yellow-blue decoration boat for Christmas tree, and ask to add them to the group of the Patriots of Ukraine Worldwide Movement on Facebook.
On November 25, the coast guard ships of the Russian Navy attacked the ships of the Ukrainian Navy, which have been carrying out a scheduled transition from Odesa port to Mariupol port in the Sea of Azov.
21 Ukrainian sailors have been delivered to Lefortovo remand center in Moscow, three others are in the hospital of Matrosskaya Tishina prison, also in the Russian capital. On December 3, the Russian prosecutors officially accused Ukrainian sailors with the 'illegal crossing of the state border' during the attack in the Kerch Strait.