Petro Poroshenko Ukraine's President warned that Russia will suffer severe consequences if it invades Ukraine. That statement came after Russia captured three Ukrainian navy vessels and their sailor members alleging they illegally entered Russian waters. On Tuesday Petro Poroshenko said to NBC News that "We will fight for our freedom, we will fight for our democracy, we will fight for our soil,” "The Russians will pay a huge price if they attack us."
The relationship between the two countries worsened last Sunday after Russia captured three Ukrainian Navy ships and their crew in the the Kerch Strait – a channel that divides the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.
Ukraine announced the episode is an "act of aggression," On the other hand Russia stated that the ships had penetrated its national waters illegally.
After Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 relations between the two neighbors got worst. Needless to say, Russia's moves inspired international condemnation and a variety of penalties was forced on it.
Ukraine's president has answered by announcing that his country is now under martial law in specific areas, particularly regions which border Russia. He also warned that a land attack by Russia is a very high probability.
Richard Engels before the G20 summit told to NBC in Buenos Aires this weekend, that the United States President Trump is supposed to meet the Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Ukraine creates conflict between Russia and US?
Market Trends - 28/11/2018