A car belonging to the Russian embassy has been set ablaze in Kiev, Report informs citing Ukrainskaya pravda.

The firefighters extinguished the fire-affected car, the Kiev police are trying to identify the culprits.

The participants of the protest against ‘Russian aggression towards the Ukrainian ships in Kerch strait’ threw flares on the diplomatic mission.

Sunday’s hostilities began when Russia prevented three Ukrainian navy vessels from passing beneath its bridge in the Kerch strait by blocking the way with a cargo ship. Two artillery ships and a tug boat were subsequently fired on and seized. Ukraine called the incident ‘an act of military aggression’.

Poroshenko suggested imposing a martial law in the country for 60 days. “The decision does not mean an immedial mobilization, but consultations with the first echelon of the military reserve will be held,” he said.