The provocation that many have been anticipating after the EU’s Mogerini earlier basically hinted to Proshenko that he should stage something in the Sea of Azov (the inner Russian/Ukrainian sea), has now taken place.
The Ukrainian vessels breached the accord of 2003 and failing to notify the Russian sear traffic controllers in the city of Kerch plunged on through the strait, thus violating the Russian territorial waters.
They ignored the demands to stop and started dangerous manoeuvres at which point the Russian Coast Guard had to intervene and stop the Ukrainian rouge vessels. Among other things, a terrorist attack on the bridge was feared – the Ukrainian politicians have many times aired the idea of performing a terrorist act on the Kerch bridge.
FSB now published the documents, seized on the Ukrainian vessels, where the captain was ordered to enter the Sea of Azov covertly, taking off all their Ukrainian markers and identifications (in Ukrainian):