Ukraine says Russia had no right to charge Ukrainian fisherman

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Aug. 10, 2013 10:48
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The Ukrainian boat collided with the Russian coast guard boat off the coast of the village of Vorontsovka at approximately 1800 on July 17. The fishing boat capsized and four Ukrainian citizens died in the shipwreck. One was rescued. The rescued Ukrainian fisherman, Oleksandr Fedorovych, had surgery on July 19.
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Ukraine's justice minister has denied allegations that a deadly crash between Russian coast guards and Ukrainian fishermen in the Sea of Azov last month took place in Russian waters, and claimed that hence Russia has no right to prosecute the fisherman who survived the incident.

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