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Russia to pay Greenpeace $3m for illegal detention of ship

Russia to pay Greenpeace $3m for illegal detention of ship 

Russia has agreed to pay EUR2.7 million (USD3 million) to Greenpeace in compensation for unlawful detention of its ship Arctic Sunrise and 30 crewmembers in 2013.  This...

Captured Ukrainian sailors moved to Moscow prisons

Ukraine appeals detention of vessels, 24 sailors by Russia

Ukraine has submitted an appeal to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) requesting Russia’s release of three detained Ukrainian Navy vessels...

Putin inaugurates Russia's first LNG floating storage facility

Putin inaugurates Russia’s first LNG floating storage facility

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, on Tuesday inaugurated the country’s first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) in...

Russia rejects U.S. call to release Ukrainian ships, sailors

Russia rejects U.S. call to release Ukrainian ships, sailors

Russia on Friday rejected a United States call to release ships and sailors, saying it could not take precedence over the country’s justice system, but added that...

OPL 245: Russia urges Italy to drop bribery charges against envoy

OPL 245: Russia urges Italy to drop bribery charges against envoy

Russia has asked Italy to drop charges against a former ambassador caught up in Nigeria’s OPL 245 oilfield corruption case, legal documents showed on Wednesday. A...

Ukraine drags Russia to EU rights court over captured sailors

Ukraine drags Russia to EU rights court over captured sailors

The European Court of Human Rights on Friday, said Ukraine has filed a complaint against Russia for firing on three of its ships and boarding them on Sunday. The...

Russia rejects U.S. call to release Ukrainian ships, sailors

Ukrainian sea ports under blockage by Russia – Official

Ukraine’s Infrastructure Minister, Volodymyr Omelyan, on Thursday said two Ukrainian Azov Sea ports are effectively under blockade by Russia as vessels are being...

LNG carrier hits berth at Russia's Sakhalin Energy jetty

LNG carrier hits berth at Russia’s Sakhalin Energy jetty

The Grand Elena tanker, carrying 145,000 cubic metres of liquefied natural gas (LNG), has hit a berth at Russia’s Sakhalin Energy project and its departure has been...

Russia reopens Kerch Strait to shipping amidst Ukraine standoff

Russia uses cargo ship to block Ukrainian navy vessels

Russia used a huge cargo ship to block Ukrainian navy vessels from entering the Sea of Azov via the Kerch Strait on Sunday, November 25. The tanker was placed under a...

Ukrainian ports run normal operations despite tensions with Russia

Ukrainian ports run normal operations despite tensions with Russia

  Despite tensions between Ukraine and Russia, Ukrainian commercial ports in Azov Sea are operating normally. analyst APK-Inform said on Monday. Russia seized three...

Russia reopens Kerch Strait to shipping amidst Ukraine standoff

Russia reopens Kerch Strait to shipping amidst Ukraine standoff

Russia in the early hours of Monday morning reopened the Kerch Strait near Crimea, to shipping after firing on and seizing three Ukrainian naval ships a day earlier. The...

UK calls on Russia to allow ships access to Ukraine’s ports

UK calls on Russia to allow ships access to Ukraine’s ports

The UK has joined calls for Russia to stop delaying or preventing access for ships to the Sea of Azov, following a discussion at the EU Foreign Affairs Council....