On Thursday, September 27, Ukrainian officials will take possession of two U.S. Coast Guard Island-class cutters in Baltimore. The transfer comes amid budding maritime hostilities that Ukrainian officials worry may herald a second wave of aggressive Russian military action.
Russia maintains a large naval base in Sevastopolon the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea, which Moscow illegally seized in 2014. Around August 14, Russia began what many call a blockade of the Kerch Strait, the narrow body that connects the Azov with the Black Sea.
"Experts in Ukraine say this could be the next [Russian] operation from this flank, from the sea, near Mariupol," Valeriy Chaly, Ukraine's ambassador to the U.S., said in an August interview at the Ukrainian embassy.
U.S. and Ukrainian officials say Russian military activity has also been increasing in the Azov Sea, which Ukraine and Russia legally share under treaties signed in 2003.
Comrade Wolf knows who to eat, and he eats without listening to anyone.
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