US President Donald Trump has canceled his on the sidelines of the G20 summit, planned Meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He justified the decision on Twitter that the of Russia detained Ukrainian sailors had been released. He was looking forward to a meaningful Meeting, if the Situation is adjusted.

The cancellation came shortly after the former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen of the false testimony to the Congress was before the court in the accused in connection with the investigation of alleged Russian influence on the election campaign of 2016.

In the past few days, it had a Back – and-Forth about the Meeting. The Russian side had expected to come to state. Trump had said on Thursday in front of journalists at the White house, he does not think that the on Friday the beginning of the end of the G20 summit in the Argentine capital for a “good time” for a Meeting with Putin. According to Russian information, the conversation should take place on Saturday at noon.

achieved so Far, Russia has been no official cancellation. If the cancellation of voice that the Russian President “a couple of additional hours of useful Meetings” on the sidelines of the summit, said the Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, with a view to the Tweets to the US President.

exaggerated With the war, right?

The Russian coast guard had ships, denied on Sunday in the Kerch Strait between the Crimean Peninsula in the Black sea and the Russian coast, three of the Ukrainian Navy, the entrance to the Azov sea and the boats shot. Several Ukrainian naval soldiers were injured and a total of 24 crew members detained. You should come due to violation of the Russian border before the court.

The Ukrainian Parliament decided on Monday to impose a 30-day martial law in Parts of the country. It is since Wednesday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the Ukraine, you’ve responded with the Declaration of martial law exaggerated to the military incident in the Black sea. It was nothing more than a border incident, Putin said at a financial forum in Moscow. The Russian units had only “done their military duty”. The protection of the Russian border guard, “the legitimate object” of the coast.

The Situation in Ukraine

Russia-controlled areas

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had previously warned that Russia may be planning a large-scale attack on his country. Russia is laying unusually large number of troops to the border, said Poroshenko. The Ukraine is a “large-scale war with the Russian Federation the threat,” the President said.

Putin, in turn, Poroshenko alleged that he had staged a provocation of the Navy in the Black sea, in order to increase in front of the Ukrainian presidential election in March next year, his popularity ratings. The Ukrainian ships had illegally entered Russian waters and, therefore, clearly in the wrong, – said Putin. Ukraine denies that. Russia was in advance of the planned travel of the ships, informed the Ukrainian Navy. The Strait of Kerch and the Azov sea will be defined in an agreement from 2003 as a joint territorial waters.

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