Foreign Ministry: Russia investigating case against Ukrainian fisherman who survived collision in Azov Sea

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July 31, 2013, 5:22 p.m. | Russia and former Soviet Union — by Interfax-Ukraine

"According to our information, a criminal case was opened against [the Ukrainian] under Article 256 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation," the ministry's press service told Interfax-Ukraine on Wednesday, when asked to comment on the investigation into the incident.

A criminal case has been opened in Russia against a Ukrainian fisherman who survived a collision between a Ukrainian boat with a Russian Coast Guard vessel in the Azov Sea, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has reported.

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