In the controlled by Russia Kyiv regional court in Simferopol, the detained seamen were given 2 months in the remand centre. Each military man was imprisoned for a term of 2 months. At the present moment, the exact number of captives who were given this verdict is unknown.
Recently, it has been reported that the Russian Forces are strengthening the precautionary measures. Police cars are approaching the courthouse, and officers of the Russian OMON also arrived at the place.
In general, today the court will consider cases of 12 Ukrainian sailors detained by Russian border guards during an attack on Ukrainian vessels in the Kerch Strait area. The member of the crew of the Yany Kapu tug, Victor Varemeza, was detained for two months – until January 25, 2019.