The Russian Ministry of Protection introduced right now, Thursday, that the Ukrainian Navy made an “unsuccessful” try to focus on its fleet within the Black Sea.
It mentioned that the Ukrainian armed forces tried to assault the ships of the Black Sea Fleet southwest of Sevastopol within the Crimea with a marching boat, noting that two ships of the flotilla destroyed it with their artillery hearth.
“Right now, at 22:55, the Armed Forces of Ukraine made an unsuccessful try to assault ships of the Black Sea Fleet within the southwestern a part of the Black Sea, 237 km southwest of Sevastopol, with a motorized boat,” the ministry’s assertion learn.
The ministry additionally clarified that the 2 ships “Betlevi” and “Vasily Bykov” destroyed the enemy boat with the hearth of the weapons on board.
Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, was subjected to a sequence of assaults in the course of the battle, and the strikes have intensified in current weeks.
Russia mentioned, final week, that it shot down a drone over the ocean close to Sevastopol, which is residence to the headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet.