The restrictions will take effect tonight.
According to the Department of Navigation and Oceanography of the Russian Defence Ministry, from 9:00 p.m. on April 24 to 9:00 p.m. October 31.
Russia will impose restrictions on the right of innocent passage through the waters of the Black Sea “for Foreign warships and other state ships.
This includes the Kerch Strait linking black sea and Sea of Azov
During this period, exercises will be conducted in Russian waters.
At this time, a section of the water area along the Crimean coast between Sevastopol and Gurzuf, a section off the Kerch Peninsula in the Cape Opuk region and a section near the western edge of the peninsula will be closed.
Further : Russia’s defence ministry said on Friday it had begun returning troops from Crimea to their permanent bases after they took part in military exercises.
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