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2018-11-25 Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Ukrainian Navy: Russia's coast guard opens fire on Ukrainian boats in the Azov Sea (DEVELOPING)
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Posted by Frank G 2018-11-25 14:46|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6512 views ]  Top
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#1 Act of War if they were in Ukranian or international water. How is the border defined there now after the Russian seizure of the Crimea? Are the Russians trying to deny access via the Kerch straits to the Ukranian coast and ports on the Azov? That could be considered an acto of war as well.
Posted by Injun Bucket8891 2018-11-25 16:04||   2018-11-25 16:04|| Front Page Top

#2 Trying to make it a Russian lake? Testing the Donald?
Posted by Bobby 2018-11-25 17:48||   2018-11-25 17:48|| Front Page Top

#3 Mariupol is the major Ukrainian steel making center and the main port for steel exports.

During the initial Russian invasion of the Donbass, they thought they would take Mariupol and it's industries (steel, shipyards, heavy vehicles, chemicals). The Russians were stopped cold several times by lightly armed Ukrainian volunteers.
Posted by Whinetle Sneatch8884 2018-11-25 18:25||   2018-11-25 18:25|| Front Page Top

#4 The Kyiv Post link did not work for me for some reason. The Weasel Zipper post is here.
Posted by trailing wife 2018-11-25 20:50||   2018-11-25 20:50|| Front Page Top

#5 working headline link
Posted by SteveS 2018-11-25 21:28||   2018-11-25 21:28|| Front Page Top

#6 Kerch is where their newly built bridge to Crimea is. So yes, they consider that their territory.

This has been building since the Ukrainians seized the Russian fishing trawler Nord last spring.
Posted by badanov 2018-11-25 21:58||  2018-11-25 21:58|| Front Page Top

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