Contents tagged with crimea

  • Explosion in occupied Crimea destroys Russian S-400 missile system

    Today, around 10:00am near the village of Olenivka, on Cape Tarkhankut in the western part of the occupied Crimea, there was an explosion that destroyed the Russian long-range and medium-range S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile system,  reported the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence (GUR), publishing a video footage confirming this report.

    It is noted that as a result of the explosion, the entire installation, the missiles mounted on it, and the personnel were …

  • Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council: the most likely path to liberating Crimea is through military means

    The most likely path to liberating Crimea is through military means, specifically by the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), said the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, Oleksiy Danilov, at a press conference on the eve of the third summit of the Crimea Platform. "For us, Crimea is part of our territory. We must liberate it. Moreover, we will liberate it. Most likely, this will happen by military means if the aggressor country does not understand that it needs to leave our …

  • Russia annexed Crimea comes under another drone attack

    On the night of Saturday, August 12, explosions were heard in the annexed Crimea.

    Eyewitnesses report that they heard a loud explosion in the Kirov district. Oleg Kryuchkov, an adviser to the Russian "head" of Crimea, said that air defense was active in different regions of Crimea.

    At the same time, the official Telegram channel of the Kerch Bridge authority reported that the bridge was closed to traffic.

    "The vehicle traffic on the Crimean bridge is temporarily suspended," the message reads. …

  • Ukraine carries out missile attack on bridges connecting Crimea and Kherson region

    Ukraine launched a missile attack on the Chongar bridge connecting the annexed Crimea and the Kherson region, said Russia-installed head of Crimea Sergey Aksenov. According to him, one missile hit and damaged the roadway, the other missiles were allegedly shot down by the Russian air defense forces. According to Aksenov, there were no casualties, and repair work on the roadway had already begun.

    The Russian-appointed governor of the Kherson region, Vladimir Saldo, claims that the attack on the …

  • Ammunition depot on fire in Russia occupied Crimea

    Early morning, multiple explosions were heard in Crimea at the Starokrymsky military training ground near the village of Kirovskoye, in Feodosia district. The Telegram Channel Crimean Wind published the videos of the explosions.

    There were reportedly three strikes on an ammunition depot and a strike on the landfill, which caused the ammunition in the warehouse to explode.

    According to the residents, the explosions continue, and the sounds can be head in.

    The Russia-installed head of Crimea, …

  • Russian defense minister threatens to strike ‘decision making centers in Ukraine’ if Crimea is attacked

    Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu threatened to carry out strikes on "decision-making centers" in Ukraine, if the Ukrainian Armed Forces strike at the occupied Crimea, reported the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry.

    "According to our information, the leadership of the armed forces of Ukraine plans to carry out strikes on the territory of the Russian Federation, including Crimea, using HIMARS and Storm Shadow missiles," Shoygu said during the meeting of Russian military …

  • Assistant to 'deputy prime minister' of the occupied Zaporizhzhia region injured in car explosion

    A car carrying an assistant to the "deputy prime minister" of the occupied Zaporizhzhia region, Vladimir Epifanov, exploded in Simferopol, reports the news outlet Baza. The explosion occurred on the Yevpatoria highway at 4am local time. The official and two other passengers suffered severe burns.

    According to Baza, a gas cylinder exploded in the car which was driven by Epifanov. There were also two more people in the car - the secretary and Epivanov’s security guard. All three received severe …

  • Massive fire erupts at an oil depot in Russia-occupied Sevastopol after Ukrainian drone attack

    An oil depot is on fire in Russia-occupied Sevastopol after an overnight drone attack, reported the so-called "governor" of Sevastopol Mikhail Razvozhaev.

    "A fuel tank is on fire in the area of Manganari Brothers Street in the Cossack Bay micro district. All the necessary emergency services are working in the area," Razvozhaev reported.

    According to Razvozhaev, the fire covered 1000 square meters and was the fourth rank of complexity. There are no casualties.

    "Since the volume of fuel is …

  • Head of Ukrainian Military Intelligence: Russia is prepared to lose Crimea

    The head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, Major General Kyrylo Budanov, said that Russian authorities are ready to lose Crimea.

    Earlier, Budanov predicted that in the coming months, Ukrainian troops would enter the territory of Crimea, which would begin its complete liberation from the Russians. He noted that no nuclear strike would happen in this case.

    The journalists asked Budanov why he was so optimistic, even though other Ukrainian officials do not …

  • Russia-occupied Sevastopol comes under drone attack

    The city of Sevastopol in the occupied Crimea was attacked by drones, according to residents and the so-called "governor" of Sevastopol, Mikhail Razvozhaev.

    "Our fleet is now repelling an attack by surface drones on an external roadstead. All city services are operating in emergency mode," he wrote on Telegram.

    Local social network users published a video from Sevastopol showing the work of air defense and the sounds of explosions. According to the residents, windows were shattered in some …