Based on? What forensic tests need completing? What reason was it seized? There’s plenty of reasons to seize and retain pending enquiries. Or does Russia not do that?Suppose that a car was seen in a traffic accident and fled. But it was sold, has now different owner and another driver. Yes, the car can be detained by police but has to be released because there is no ground for its long detention.
Based on Russia’s interpretation of accessBtw, the tanker at time didn't violate any rules, any (even) Ukrainian laws.
Could be. Could be the ‘crooks and thieves’ have some left and right hand problems.I suspect that the tanker was directed to Ukrainian port (reportedly for repair) just to test the Ukrainian side and create profitable for Moscow situation.