The wife of a Ukrainian intelligence officer held captive by Russia has appealed to President Vladimir Putin for his release.
Vasili Soroka was one of 23 servicemen captured after three Ukrainian boats were fired upon in the Black Sea last month.
Moscow has accused Kiev of orchestrating the confrontation and says the boats were in Russian waters.
Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports from Odessa.
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