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blocking entrance to and exit from seaports and harbors

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Loitering near the boundary of the blockaded area, failing to answer radio communications from the blockading force, failure to display night navigation lights, or other attempts at concealment would probably all constitute reasonable grounds for suspicion on the part of the blockade commander.
small wooden fishing boats were destroyed by the blockading forces.
Thus, about a month after they started blockading the crossings on the Bulgarian border with demands for higher agriculture prices, the Greek farmers are opening the major crossing point at Kulata-Promahonas.
The mere mention of another war in the Middle East sets nerves on edge, and blockading Iran would create a tinderbox where even a small incident could erupt into a conflagration.
He claims only that the blockade was worth the expense--that is, the resources allocated to blockading the Southern coast achieved at least as much effect as they might have had they been allocated elsewhere.
Azerbaijan and Turkey, who are allies, have been blockading Armenia for nearly a decade after war broke out between Armenia and Azerbaijan over a region called Nagorno-Karabakh.
In the late 1980's, pictures of Malaysia's loincloth-wearing nomadic Penan blockading bulldozers in Sarawak appeared in newspapers worldwide.
Some French truckers have already jumped the strike deadline by blockading petrol delivery lorries at main depots in Rouen in Northern France.
Following meetings with protesters blockading the Ambassador Bridge linking Windsor to Detroit, Wrye outlined steps he would take to resolve the truckers' concerns.
They have started letting the 400 trucks stuck on the Bulgarian side of the border go through after blockading the border crossing point for 48 hours, which led to a 10 km long line on the Bulgarian side.