While the first two attempts had no consequences, this time Poroshenko saw - in view of the elections in March and the West's dwindling trust in him - a chance to improve his low popularity ratings with a major provocation. Damavand 16 Feb: How Bertelsmann mixes business, philanthropy and Continental politics. Russian embargo of Ukrainian goods Do not buy Russian goods! Yonous Muhammadi, a candidate for radical left Syriza, wants to dial back far-right violence against refugees and migrants. On the evening of 28 November, Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan said that vessels bound for the ports of Berdyansk and Mariupol awaited entrance to the Sea of Azov and vessels were also waiting to go southbound.
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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Kerch Strait incident. Retrieved 30 November The Copenhagen Post. Meanwhile, low-key fighting continued in eastern Ukraine. According to Kovalenko, this was an intentional form of "naval diplomacy", carried out with the aim of asserting the Ukrainian claim to the surrounding waters. Nato enlargement, cyberwars, respect for borders, military exercises. Retrieved 29 November