Hetman Sagaidachnyi, the Ukrainian Navy flagship and frigate, conducted regular combat drills in the Black Sea. During the exercise, it observed another violation of the international maritime law by Russian ships. Bryz, the TV and radio studio of Ukraine's Defense Ministry reported that on its Facebook page on early May 4.
The crew of Hetman Sagaidachnyi frigate conducted shooting drills in the sea and observed more violations of the maritime law and presence of Russia's Black Sea Fleet in strategically important naval sectors", reads the message.
A reconnaissance ship appeared near gas deposits, while Russian oil tanker moved from the occupied naval area with Russia's state flag dipped so that Ukrainian sailors would not notice it.
Earlier, March 26, Russian missile boat was spotted in Ukraine's exclusive naval area, near Odesa gas deposit.
Earlier, Ukraine has successfully tested the new Neptune missile system. It was reported by the Secretary of National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksiy Danilov on his Facebook page. "The second successful test is over. The Neptune missile system successfully hit floating targets at the Alibei range in the Black Sea area," the statement said.