the army of Russia accused on Saturday Ukraine Already United Kingdom of a attack “terrorist” with drones against his fleet of the Black Sea in the port of Sevastopol, in crimea, and said that one of his boats had “minor” damage.
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“The preparation of this terrorist act and the training of the military personnel of the 73rd Ukrainian special maritime operations center was carried out by British specialists,” the Russian Defense Ministry said on Telegram, adding that one of its ships, the “Ivan Golubets ”, recorded “minor damage”.
This attack with drones against facilities of the Russian fleet in the Black Sea in Crimea, a peninsula annexed by Russia, has been the “most massive” of the conflict in Ukraine, said the pro-Russian governor of the city of Sevastopol.
“The most massive attack by drones and remotely piloted surface vehicles has occurred in the waters of Sevastopol Bay in the history of the conflict,” Mikhail Razvojayev was quoted as saying by the TASS agency.
Russia said its ships targeted in the attack were involved in a deal brokered by the UN to allow the export of Ukrainian grain.
“It is noteworthy 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 an international initiative to export agricultural products from Ukrainian ports,” the Russian Defense Ministry said.
With information from AFP.