Daily Memo: Russia to Close the Kerch Strait?

Non-commercial vessels will be blocked from crossing the waterway, according to Kyiv.

Russia’s blockade. Russia is planning to block access to the waters around the Kerch Strait, which connects the Black Sea to the Sea of Azov, for non-commercial ships, according to Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry. The closure will begin next week and last until October, while the Russian military carries out drills in the area. On Thursday, […]

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