The article says that Ukraine explains the ban on Turkish ships from leaving the port of Odessa by the presence of mines in the sea. 

At the same time, the newspaper writes that "the main goal is different."

The author of the material claims that if foreign ships leave, then the Ukrainian military will become a “clear target”, and in this case, “Odessa will soon fall.”

In April, the Russian Defense Ministry said that more than 70 ships from 18 countries remained blocked in seven Ukrainian ports.

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