Ships detained in Kerch Strait return to Ukraine

The three Ukrainian Navy ships, detained in the Kerch Strait last year for illegally crossing its border and handed over to Ukraine earlier this week, berthed in the Ukrainian port of Ochakov, the 5 Kanal TV channel reported. …

U.S. ship Porter enters Batumi after Odessa

The U.S. ship Porter (DDG 78) has arrived in Georgia’s Batumi for a port visit today, the U.S. Embassy to Georgia reported. "The visit serves to highlight the continued cooperation between the U.S. and Georgia by …

Ukraine trying to takes it out on Russian tanker?

The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) has detained Russia’s Nika Spirit tanker at the port of Izmail yesterday, claiming that it was the Neyma tanker that had blocked the movement of Ukrainian ships during the Kerch Strait incident, the SBU …

US destroyer enters Ukraine's port of Odessa

US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Carney (DDG64) arrived at the Ukrainian Port of Odessa today, three days after entering the Black Sea. The destroyer is set to stay in Odessa until January 11 and will continue its Black …

Turkish citizens try to enter Ukraine with fake visas

At the Odessa airport, Ukrainian border guards detained two Turkish citizens who tried to enter the country with the fake German visas, the press service of the State Border Service of Ukraine reported. "Yesterday, at the …

Saakashvili offers apologies to his colleagues in Odessa

Today, the ex-governor of the Odessa region, Mikhail Saakashvili, held a short meeting with his associates in Odessa. The conversation lasted 20 minutes. The politician apologized for not being able to implement the reforms in Odessa, …