Kyiv attempts to enter Russian airspace, flying over Crimea

Summary

Kyiv attempts to enter Russian airspace, flying over Crimea.

Disproof

According to Ukraine, Kyiv has not violated Russian airspace and according to ICAO rules, Ukraine can do what it likes within the confines of its own airspace without any coordination with neighboring countries. In 2014 the International Civil Aviation Organization officially confirmed that the airspace over Crimea belongs to Ukraine. More details from StopFake.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 52
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 29/11/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Crimea
  • Outlet: ukraina.ru
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