Ukraine's Foreign Ministry has appealed to the Budapest Memorandum guarantor countries (the United States, the United Kingdom and Russia) for urgent consultations over the Kerch Strait standoff.
The US military has asked that the State Department apprise Turkey of its probable plans to sail a warship into the Black Sea, a maneuver they said is an answer to Russia's gestures against Ukraine in the Kerch Strait, which links the Black Sea of Azov.
CNN cited three unnamed USA officials as the source for the report, which could not be immediately confirmed.
The notification will give the US Navy an option to enter the area, but it is not an indication that such action will be taken, the sources were quoted as saying in the report.
"We reserve the right to operate freely in accordance with worldwide laws and norms", he said.
After the five-day Russia-Georgia war in 2008, with Russian forces still encamped on a shore nearby, Washington anchored the flagship for the U.S. Sixth Fleet - the USS Mount Whitney - off Georgia's coast in a sign of support for the country.
The drill came as Kiev has accused Moscow of planning to seize two of its strategic port cities.
Ukrainian ports of the Azov sea reduced the turnover more than doubled, forced to go on four-day working week and reduce staff.
Savchenko became a national hero in Ukraine after she was captured by Russia-backed rebels during fighting in eastern Ukraine in 2014 and ended up in a Russian prison.
The tug-of-war between the neighboring countries over Russia's annexation of Crimea and support for separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine escalated following a November 25 incident in which the Russian coast guard fired upon and seized three Ukrainian naval vessels and 24 seamen on board.
Russian Federation ultimately seized three ships, and 24 Ukrainian sailors, and has put them on trial on charges of illegal border crossing and other charges.
A juvenile Hawaiian Monk Seal found itself in a spot of bother earlier this week when a sizeable eel became lodged in its nose. Hawaiian monk seals are a critically endangered species found only in Hawaii, and are protected by both state and federal laws.
He is the seventh Pakistani bowler to take 200 or more wickets in a list topped by fast bowler Wasim Akram's 414 in 104 Tests. He broke an 82-year-old record on dismissing 200th batsman in the 33rd Test.
Ultimate , teased that the downloadable characters for the forthcoming fighting game would be huge, he was not kidding. For the time being, however, Persona fans have been going insane over the news that Joker is Smash bound.
The Redskins released a statement Thursday asking people to honor Smith's family's request for privacy. Mark Sanchez is current Washington's starting quarterback following injuries to Smith and Colt McCoy.
Accessing state-run applications and websites like Ecured, a Cuban Wikipedia, could be cheaper for citizens, added Velázquez. Many Cubans complained they could not use their cellphones for making calls or sending text messages during the tests.
Lawmakers are to vote December 11 on Prime Minister Theresa May's agreement on leaving the European Union. Europe fared a little better, but London Frankfurt DAX and Paris were all 0.4 to 0.6 percent lower.
Sweden has since dropped that case, and Ecuador says there are no pending extradition requests against the WikiLeaks founder. However, the United Kingdom has reportedly told Ecuador that his jail time for skipping bail would not exceed six months.
Bryan Lynn wrote this story for VOA Learning English. "We want multiple providers that are competing on cost and innovation". That's when NASA plans to give an update about a program that aims to land privately developed spacecraft on the moon.
Employee satisfaction at Facebook has taken a big hit in the a year ago , according to new research from Glassdoor . Reviews had come from current and former employees between 23 October, 2017 and 21 October, 2018.
BUR authorities reported that although the airport remained open, some flights were cancelled or delayed due to the incident. The system, which the FAA credits with 13 prior saves, is created to stop aircraft travelling up to 80 miles per hour.
The annual award show has become known for hosting game reveals, and this year's event promises to be no different. Clicking the above link also allows you to cast a ballot for The Game Awards , and help influence the results.
Haley fails in UN bid to condemn Hamas
Haley said that, in an average year, the UN General Assembly votes on a resolution opposing Israel twenty times. Global consensus has been that Jerusalem's status must be negotiated between the two sides.
VW Says Its Next-Gen Gasoline Engines Will Be Its Last
Jost pointed to recent strategic decisions by Volkswagen as being fully in line with the plans to migrate to electric vehicles. The new petrol and diesel units are slated to arrive in 2026 and they will mark the end of an era for Volkswagen.
Burger King trolls McDonald's with penny Whopper gimmick
Once you're near the burger chain, the app will unlock the special discounted Whopper, and guide you to their nearest location. In a later tweet, the company joked: "morning everyone. if you happen to be going to McDonald's today, drive safe".
It's my deal, no deal or no Brexit: Theresa May
It was the first time in British parliamentary history the government has been found in contempt by MPs. Not about delaying it, I'm listening to colleagues' concerns around the backstop".
Investors Hear 3 Words They Fear: Inverted Yield Curve
Regardless of other possible reasons, "it is mainly indicative of worries about how long growth in the US can remain so strong". On Tuesday, three-year Treasury yields fell below two-year notes for a brief moment before bouncing back.
Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. throws second TD pass
But Johnson bucked the trend and snagged an errant pass from Marcus Mariota from the air and coasted into the end zone. Only his second interception of the season, the high-priced cornerback has underperformed for much of the season.