moscow - The incident with Ukrainian navy ships and the Russian border guard was a provocation of Ukrainian side. The Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko wants to increase his popularity in the light of upcoming elections.
That said Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday. According to him, the waters where the incident took place on Sunday were 'always' Russian and the Ukrainian ships did not follow the Russian rules to pass. According to Putin, it was nothing more than a 'border incident. '