Water transport and ports
Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Maria Zakharova called London's reaction to the situation with the British destroyer "a lie to the face".
According to the Senator from the Crimean region, the entry of a British destroyer into the territorial waters of the Russian Federation near Crimea is a flagrant violation of international norms and standards.
Naval maneuvers in the Pacific Ocean started in Russia. This was reported by the Ministry of Defense.
The British destroyer URO D35 Dragon did not participate in any incidents in the Crimea region in October 2020. It was said by the British Ministry of Defense after the statement about the expulsion of the British ship from Russian territorial waters.
Alexander Molokhov, head of the working group on international legal issues at the permanent representation of the Crimea under the President of the Russian Federation, called the comparison of the Black Sea with NATO's "lake" a "provocative stunt".
They were on the container ship «Valencia Express» under the flag of Bermuda.
Senator Alexei Pushkov commented on the UK's decision to send warships to the Black Sea "in solidarity" with Ukraine.
American warships have nothing to do off the coast of Russia. This statement was made by the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergei Ryabkov.
It is noted, that the tanker almost blocked the channel.