Red Cross tries to get access to detained Ukrainian sailors in Crimea

19:44, 27 November 2018

The Red Cross Committee negotiates on the access to detained Ukrainian sailors who currently stay in the occupied Crimea. Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry also claimed that the detainees would get a qualified lawyers’ assistance.

Minister Pavlo Klimkin added that Ukraine now persuades the international partners so that they consider the sailors prisoners of war and demand their immediate release. Meanwhile, the local ‘authorities began to arrest the Ukrainian sailors, putting them behind the bars for two months.