The Russian Defense Ministry confirmed to reporters that “after the inspection, the ship continued to move to the port of arrival”.The Russian Defense said in a statement: “On August 13, around 06:40 Moscow time, in the southwestern part of the Black Sea, the patrol ship “Vasily Bykov” of the Black Sea Fleet, discovered the grain cargo ship “Sukra Okan”, which carries the altitude of Palau, on its way to the Ukrainian port of “Ismail”, and the captain of the cargo ship did not respond to the demand to stop the ship to inspect for prohibited goods, Warning fire from automatic small arms was fired from the Russian warship to force the ship to stop.”The ministry noted that “Ka-29 helicopters were sent with a group of Russian military personnel from the patrol ship “Vasily Bykov” in order to inspect the cargo ship. According to the results of the radio communications, the ship stopped, and the inspection team disembarked on the cargo ship.”The Russian Ministry of Defense added: “After the work of the inspection team on board the Sukra Okan, the ship continued to move to the port of Ismail. Black Sea Fleet ships continue to patrol specific areas.”