• Revision ID 94695 REVISION
  • 2018-12-07 17:56:21
  • by James Chirgwin (talk | contribs)
  • Note: Updated for recency and added extra links
 
   
Title Title
Ukraine Declares Martial Law Over Escalating Tension With Russia Ukraine Declares Martial Law Over Escalating Tension With Russia
Summary Summary
Tensions escalate between nations after claims Russia captures 3 Ukrainian vessels by force, leaving several injured. Martial law declared for first time in nations history, in the wake of recent capture of 3 Ukrainian vessels by Russian forces
Highlights Highlights
Content Content
Ukraine’s parliament has voted to support President Petro Poroshenko’s proposed 30-day martial law in areas bordering Russia, Transnistria, Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. Ukraine’s parliament has voted to support President Petro Poroshenko’s proposed 30-day martial law in areas bordering Russia, Transnistria, Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.
The act, which allows officials to regulate the media and restrict public rallies, <a href="https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/11/ukraine-martial-law-effect-181128082222282.html">was enacted on November 28</a>. It was passed by a vote of 276 government members on Monday, November 26, with only 30 voting against the implementation of what it has described as a “partial mobilization.” The act, which allows officials to regulate the media and restrict public rallies, <a href="https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/11/ukraine-martial-law-effect-181128082222282.html">was enacted on November 28</a>. It was passed by a vote of 276 government members on Monday, November 26, with only 30 voting against the implementation of what it has described as a “partial mobilization.”
Tensions have recently increased after Ukraine claims Russia captured two armored gunboats and a tugboat as they attempted to enter the Sea of Azov from the Black Sea at the Kerch Strait. Russia, in turn, has claimed the 23 members of the Ukrainian armed forces had illegally entered their waters on November 25. Tensions have recently increased after Ukraine claims Russia captured two armored gunboats and a tugboat as they attempted to enter the Sea of Azov from the Black Sea at the Kerch Strait. Russia, in turn, has claimed the 23 members of the Ukrainian armed forces had illegally entered their waters on November 25.
Russia has come under criticism for its role, with ambassadors from Britain, France, and the United States using a Security Council session to accuse Russia of violating Ukraine’s sovereignty. NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg also “<a href="https://mobile-reuters-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1NV1AH?amp_js_v=a2&amp;amp_gsa=1&amp;usqp=mq331AQHCAFYAYABAQ%3D%3D#referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&amp;amp_tf=From%20%251%24s&amp;ampshare=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.reuters.com%2Farticle%2Fus-ukraine-crisis-russia-nato-idUSKCN1NV1AH">expressed full support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty</a>” in a phone call with President Poroshenko. Russia has come under criticism for its role, with ambassadors from Britain, France, and the United States using a Security Council session to accuse Russia of violating Ukraine’s sovereignty. NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg also “<a href="https://mobile-reuters-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1NV1AH?amp_js_v=a2&amp;amp_gsa=1&amp;usqp=mq331AQHCAFYAYABAQ%3D%3D#referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&amp;amp_tf=From%20%251%24s&amp;ampshare=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.reuters.com%2Farticle%2Fus-ukraine-crisis-russia-nato-idUSKCN1NV1AH">expressed full support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty</a>” in a phone call with President Poroshenko.
The clash is the first time that Ukraine and Russia have come into open conflict since 2014, though Ukraine remains in conflict with Russian backed separatists in the east of the country. The clash is the first time that Ukraine and Russia have come into open conflict since 2014, though Ukraine remains in conflict with Russian backed separatists in the east of the country.
An estimated 10,000 people have died in confrontations between Ukraine and Russian supported forces since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014. An estimated 10,000 people have died in confrontations between Ukraine and Russian supported forces since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014.
Categories Categories
Article type Article type
Tags Tags
crimea crimea
Author byline Author byline
No No
Has hero Has hero
Yes Yes
Hero Alignment Hero Alignment
full full
Hero Image URL Hero Image URL
None None
Featured Image URL Featured Image URL
https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/wikitribune-uploads-master/2018/11/27104653/2018-11-26T000000Z_1384755544_RC1EF78F1530_RTRMADP_3_UKRAINE-CRISIS-RUSSIA.jpg https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/wikitribune-uploads-master/2018/11/27104653/2018-11-26T000000Z_1384755544_RC1EF78F1530_RTRMADP_3_UKRAINE-CRISIS-RUSSIA.jpg
Sources Sources
<p><a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/26/world/europe/russia-ukraine-kerch-strait.html?action=click&amp;module=Top%20Stories&amp;pgtype=Homepage">Ukraine Declares Martial Law Over Naval Attack by Russia – NY Times</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/26/world/europe/russia-ukraine-kerch-strait.html?action=click&amp;module=Top%20Stories&amp;pgtype=Homepage">Ukraine Declares Martial Law Over Naval Attack by Russia – NY Times</a></p>
<p><a href="https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-ukraine-crisis-russia-martiallaw/ukrainian-lawmakers-approve-introduction-of-martial-law-idUKKCN1NV2GO">Ukrainian lawmakers approve introduction of martial law</a> – Reuters</p> <p><a href="https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-ukraine-crisis-russia-martiallaw/ukrainian-lawmakers-approve-introduction-of-martial-law-idUKKCN1NV2GO">Ukrainian lawmakers approve introduction of martial law</a> – Reuters</p>
<p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-46351715/why-tensions-between-russia-and-ukraine-are-so-high">Why tensions between Russia and Ukraine are so high</a> – BBC</p> <p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-46351715/why-tensions-between-russia-and-ukraine-are-so-high">Why tensions between Russia and Ukraine are so high</a> – BBC</p>
<p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-46352367">Ukraine backs martial law after sea clash</a> – BBC</p> <p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-46352367">Ukraine backs martial law after sea clash</a> – BBC</p>
<p><a href="https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-ukraine-crisis-russia/russia-ignores-western-protests-over-seized-ukrainian-ships-ukraine-mulls-martial-law-idUKKCN1NV0MW">Russia ignores Western protests over seized Ukrainian ships, Ukraine mulls martial law – Reuters</a></p> <p><a href="https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-ukraine-crisis-russia/russia-ignores-western-protests-over-seized-ukrainian-ships-ukraine-mulls-martial-law-idUKKCN1NV0MW">Russia ignores Western protests over seized Ukrainian ships, Ukraine mulls martial law – Reuters</a></p>
<p><a href="https://mobile-reuters-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1NV1AH?amp_js_v=a2&amp;amp_gsa=1&amp;usqp=mq331AQHCAFYAYABAQ%3D%3D#referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&amp;amp_tf=From%20%251%24s&amp;ampshare=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.reuters.com%2Farticle%2Fus-ukraine-crisis-russia-nato-idUSKCN1NV1AH">NATO convenes emergency meeting with Ukraine over Russia seizure of vehicles. &#8212; Reuters</a></p>  <p><a href="https://mobile-reuters-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1NV1AH?amp_js_v=a2&amp;amp_gsa=1&amp;usqp=mq331AQHCAFYAYABAQ%3D%3D#referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&amp;amp_tf=From%20%251%24s&amp;ampshare=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.reuters.com%2Farticle%2Fus-ukraine-crisis-russia-nato-idUSKCN1NV1AH">NATO convenes emergency meeting with Ukraine over Russia seizure of vehicles. Reuters</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/11/ukraine-martial-law-effect-181128082222282.html">Ukraine&#8217;s first ever martial law comes into effect. &#8212; Aljazeera</a></p>  <p><a href="https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/11/ukraine-martial-law-effect-181128082222282.html">Ukraines first ever martial law comes into effect. Aljazeera</a></p>
<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Subscribe to our newsletter

Be the first to collaborate on our developing articles

WikiTribune Open menu Close Search Like Back Next Open menu Close menu Play video RSS Feed Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Youtube Connect with us on Linkedin Connect with us on Discord Email us