The Ukrainian Special Operation Forces have claimed to have killed Vladimir Putin’s Black Sea Fleet admiral in a Storm Shadow cruise missile strike.
Last Friday Ukraine launched a major attack on the Black Sea Fleet’s headquarters in Sevastopol, Crimea using the Storm Shadow cruise missiles provided by the UK and France.
The missile strike killed admiral Viktor Sokolov, 61, in the air strike on Friday along with 96 other people.
The irretrievable losses of highly trained commanders will affect Russia and their operations moving forward and the headquarters is not “subject to restoration.”
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The Special Operations Forces said on the Telegram channel on Monday, “Updated information on enemy losses as a result of the special operation of the Special Operation Forces to destroy the Minsk landing ship and the headquarters of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation.
“Considering the fact that the Minsk landing ship was supposed to go on combat duty the next day, the personnel were present at the landing ship.
“Irretrievable losses amounted to 62 invaders.
The Special Operations Forces added, “after the defeat of the headquarters of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation, 34 officers were killed, among them the commander of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation.
“Another 105 occupiers were wounded. The headquarters building is not subject to restoration.”