Russian court to detain Ukrainian sailors for 2 months

Russian court to detain Ukrainian sailors for 2 months

A court in Russian-annexed Crimea, has ordered the first of 24 Ukrainian navy sailors captured by Russia to be detained for two months, the TASS news agency reported on Tuesday.

The sailors were detained on Sunday when Russia seized three Ukrainian vessels off the Crimean coast.

Russia accuses the sailors of illegally entering its territorial waters.

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