The Russian Navy’s Black Sea flagship, the missile cruiser Moskva, was “seriously damaged,” according to Russian state media. interfax reported early Thursday, with Ukraine claiming it hit them with rockets.
The Moskva is the same ship that was memorably told a Ukrainian soldier, “Go fuck yourself” during his attack on Snake Island at the start of the Russian invasion.
“As a result of a fire, ammunition detonated on the Moskva missile cruiser,” the Russian Defense Ministry claimed, adding that the entire crew on board the warship, one of the most important in the Russian Navy, was evacuated. According to the Interfax report, Russia is investigating the cause of the fire.
But Maksym Marchenko, the head of the Odessa regional military administration, which is located on the Black Sea, claims on social media that Ukraine knocked out the Mosvka: “Neptune missiles guarding the Black Sea caused very serious damage to the Russian ship,” Marchenko said on Telegram. So far, Ukraine has not presented any evidence of their attack.
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