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Ukraine blows up Russian landing ship of the Black Sea fleet in Crimea in a missile attack

by Mark Channer War Correspondent
26th Dec 23 12:13 pm

Ukrainian forces have blown up another Russian warship in the Black Sea which has bee completely destroyed on Boxing Day.

The night time sky was lit up by a giant fire ball after Ukraine fired “Storm Shadow and Scalp missiles” on the Crimean port of Feodosia.

The Russian appointed governor of Crimea, Sergei Aksyonov confirmed the attack and said that at least one person has been killed in the Ukrainian air strike.

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Aksyonov said, “All relevant emergency services are on site.”

He added, “Residents of several houses will be evacuated.”

Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Yuriy Ihnat was asked what kind of weapons hit the Russian ship Novocherkassk, he replied, “Winged.

“What can we specify here? We don’t have many of these weapons in our arsenal that our partners gave us,” he said on

He added that videos published on the Internet indicate the power of the explosion and detonation, so after this “it is extremely difficult for a ship to survive.”

“Since these are no longer missiles: it’s the ammunition that exploded. We’ll find out later what exactly was there – whether it was ‘martyrs’ or ammunition,” the speaker said.

Earlier, commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Mykola Oleschuk said the Novocherkassk large landing ship from the Russian Black Sea fleet has been destroyed.

Oleshchuk wrote on Telegram, “And the fleet in Russia is getting smaller and smaller!

Thanks to the Air Force pilots and everyone involved for the filigree work!

British Defense Secretary Grant Shapps said. the strikes on the Russian fleet in the Black Sea show that those who believe that there is a stalemate in the war in Ukraine are very wrong.,

Shapps wrote on X, “They haven’t noticed that over the past four months 20% of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet has been destroyed. Russia’s dominance in the Black Sea is now challenged and the new UK and Norway led Maritime Capability Coalition is helping Ukraine to ensure Ukraine will win at sea.”

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