Fear of war in Ukraine - Power struggle How ride-share Uber outwitted regulators 2 days ago   28:30

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On the eve of presidential elections in Ukraine, the power struggle on the Sea of Asov is coming to a head. The Sea of Asov borders both Ukraine and Russia.

Both states have the right to use it. Yet Russia is setting up obstacles to shipping on the sea. What if a situation similar to that in Crimea is threatening this region? Oleksandr Oliynyk, director of the port of Mariupol, is convinced that ‘Russia wants to destabilize our region and is exerting economic pressure to acquire what it failed to get in 2014.’ The economy of Mariupol has been suffering since the start of the war in Eastern Ukraine. The amount of cargo handled by the port has plummeted. Difficulties for ports in eastern Ukrainian were exacerbated after the opening of the Kerch bridge, connecting the annexed Crimean peninsula with the Russian mainland. Freight ships with a height of more than 33 meters cannot pass under the bridge, and can no longer reach eastern Ukraine.
Russian border controls and the coastguard body of the FSB, the domestic Russian secret service, make matters worse, costing money and days of waiting for the ship owners. Fewer and fewer shipping firms are willing to call at eastern Ukrainian ports. ‘Of course we’re worried about losing our jobs’ says Artjom, a docker who has been working a reduced four-day week for some time. His colleague Sergej, at the neighboring shipyard, has had his hours cut since the beginning of this year. Everyone here is feeling Russia’s increasing pressure and dominance. Many are afraid that the war could also soon reach Mariupol.
The documentary accompanies people in Mariupol and Berdjansk through their daily lives, just a stone’s throw from the front line. Their livelihoods are inextricably linked with the Sea of Asov, and they are at risk of becoming embroiled in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

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David Reynoso
Peace is Better. . LORD JESUS protect. Ukrainian BLESS amen
kubovicz tamas
Nice company with Hitlers greetings....
A civil war unfolding thats what you are seeing
Achilless Barreto
Ukraine people suffer for no good reason. I wish Russia would let them live in peace.
zid mizarz
Long live the Russian federation, UCRANIANS betrayed the slavic brotherhood, these are traidors, they sold its own country to NATO
Rahim Laban
Motherwhore Russia.
Keith Whisman
If Russia wanted to they could easily over run and take Ukraine and the only thing stopping them is international pressure and not wanting an image of an aggressive country.
this video is simply a biased report. It could have been put together by the eu or the usa .Totally anti russia and they are blamed for much that they are nor guilty of.
Vic Thor Rhee
Ukraine has suffered so much after WW-II. They already lost much of her professionals since then, because they are being used for other purposes specially during the Cold War. Why don’t you (Russia) give her the freedom to chart her own life.
Крым Украина.
Justin D
A good documentary, loved watching this.
the voice actor for the fisherman was 11/10
This is a very dishonest documentary.
God bless Russia.
Waryaa TV
You can Not fight with your old brother ............
Tool Box
They mean Ukrainian rebel’s, not Russian aggressors.
John Bodnar
Putin is a dictator.
Tiago Martin
Russia is a terrible evil empire . I believe Russia is the northern empire that will turn against Israel in the battle of Armageddon
Justin D
Poor Ukrainian fishermen. Russia is an aggressor that must be curtailed in the Sea of Azov.
philps bisso
the russians have everyright to check everything who knows what kind of sabotage that could take place here
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