this saturday Russia has accused Ukraine and the United Kingdom of a “terrorist” drone attack on its Black Sea fleet in the Crimean port of Sevastopol. authorities noted that one of their ships had “minor” damage.
What does Russia say about the drone attack on the Black Sea fleet?
“The preparation of this terrorist act and the training of the military personnel of the 73rd Ukrainian Center for Special Naval Operations were carried out by British experts“, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced via Telegram and added that one of its ships, “Ivan Golubec“, recorded “minor damage”.
This drone attackagainst installations of Russian fleet in the Black Sea in Crimeathe peninsula annexed by Russia, was the “most massive” in the conflict in Ukrainethe city’s pro-Russian governor confirmed Sebastopol.
“The most massive attack by drones and remote-controlled surface vehicles took place in the waters of the Sevastopol Bay in the history of the conflictMihail Razvojaev said, as reported by the TASS agency.
Russia said its ships that were targeted were included in an agreement brokered by the United Nations (HIM), to enable the export of Ukrainian grain.
“It is important to note that the ships of the Black Sea Fleet that were attacked by terrorists are involved in ensuring the security of the “grain corridor” as part of the international initiative for the export of agricultural products from Ukrainian ports.“, announced the Russian Ministry of Defense.
Las extended powerse peninsula announced that the ships of the Russian fleet in Black Sea repelled a drone attack in the Gulf Sebastopoland that all the artifacts are downed.
UK accuses Russia of ‘false claims’ about ‘distraction’ attacks
The The British Ministry of Defense rejected Russia’s accusations implicating him in the explosions that caused the leak of the North Stream gas pipeline in September and in the drone attack on the fleet Black Sea of the Russian Navy this Saturday.
“To divert attention from its disastrous handling of the illegal invasion of Ukraine, the Russian Ministry of Defense is resorting to spreading false claims of epic proportions“, he pointed out on Twitter.
Russia suspends its participation in the Ukrainian grain export agreement
After the attack, this Saturday Russia has announced the suspension of its participation in an agreement that allows Ukraine to export grain, vital for poor countries.
“In view of the terrorist action of the Kiev regime with the participation of British experts against the Black Sea fleet and against civilian ships that provide grain corridors, Russia suspends its participation in the implementation of the agreement on the export of agricultural products from Ukrainian ports“, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced on Telegram.