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Ukraine seizes Russian tanker over naval clash – prosecutor

Jul 31, 2019 - 11:02 AM

Ukraine's chief military prosecutor says a court has ordered the seizure of the Russian tanker Nika Spirit in the latest dispute between the former-Soviet neighbors

This handout picture taken on July 25, 2019 and released on July 26, 2019 by Ukrainian border guard press-service shows a general view of the Russian tanker Nika Spirit as it was seized by Ukraine after it entered the port of Izmail, in the southern Odessa region. Ukraine on July 25 seized a Russian tanker it said was used in a naval confrontation last November amid sensitive prisoner swap talks between the two countries who have been at loggerheads since 2014.  Handout / Ukrainian border guard press-service / AFP

Russia warns of 'consequences' after Ukraine seizes tanker

Jul 25, 2019 - 10:35 PM

'We are looking into what happened to take appropriate measures,' says a Russian foreign ministry spokesperson

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