Contents tagged with Sevastopol

  • Ukrainian Forces sink Russian missile ship in Sevastopol using ATACMS missiles

    A Russian small missile ship, the Tsiklone, has been reportedly sunk at its berth in Sevastopol following an attack by ATACMS missiles, according to Russian media sources. The incident, reported by Russian news outlet ASTRA, took place as the ship was docked .

    Reports indicated that six servicemen of the Russian Black Sea Fleet lost their lives, and eleven more were injured due to the missile strike. Confirmations of another missile carrier's absence in the annexed Crimea surfaced following …

  • Ukrainian Navy sinks Russian minesweeper in Sevastopol

    In the early hours of May 19, a vessel from the Russian Federation’s Black Sea Fleet, the minesweeper 266-M "Kovrovets", was sunk in the Russian-occupied Sevastopol. The Ukrainian Navy officially reported the destruction of the Russian ship.

    "The Ukrainian Navy, along with our brothers-in-arms, continues to bring us closer to victory," the statement reads.

    Residents of Sevastopol reported significant explosions near the Engineering Bay during the night. This led to rumors of multiple strikes …

  • Ukraine's intelligence agencies launch joint drone strikes on Russian Black Sea Fleet facilities

    The operation targeted ships and other vessels of the Russian Black Sea Fleet at their base locations in Sevastopol and Novorossiysk.

    Ukraine's Defence Intelligence Directorate (GUR) and the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) carried out a joint attack on several Russian military installations in Novorossiysk and the temporarily occupied Sevastopol on the night of Friday, May 17, reported Ukrainska Pravda, citing sources within the intelligence agencies.

    The strikes involved drones exclusively …

  • Ukrainian missile strike targets Sevastopol, hits rescue vessel and possibly a landing ship

    Ukraine has launched a missile strike on a Russian military port in the occupied city of Sevastopol. On the morning of Sunday, April 21, residents of Sevastopol were jolted awake by the sounds of air-raid sirens and explosions, as the port was targeted.

    Around 9 am local time, social media in Sevastopol was flooded with messages from alarmed residents reporting loud explosions. Coinciding with these reports was the news of the emergency closure of the Kerch Bridge.

    Mikhail Razvozhayev, the …

  • Explosions in Sevastopol and Yevpatoriya as Ukraine strikes Russian military targets in Crimea

    On Thursday, January 4th, at around 16:00, several explosions were heard in Crimea, including around ten in Sevastopol and a few in Yevpatoriya, reported the news outlet Krym. Realii onTelegram.

    Initially, the governor of Sevastopol, Mikhail Razvozhaev, stated that the attack was carried out by Ukrainian military forces and "several aerial targets" were destroyed. He urged residents not to film the work of the Russian air defense and to stay in safe places.

    A little later, he mentioned the …

  • Kyiv: Ukrainian Armed Forces strike strategic Russian facilities in annexed Crimea

    The Strategic Communications Center of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported that Ukrainian military carried out a successful missile attack on a strategic Russian facility located in the temporarily annexed Crimea.  "In the night of October 30, the Ukrainian Armed Forces successfully targeted a strategic air defence facility on the western coast of the temporarily occupied Crimea," the statement reads.

    Russian Telegram channels report that as a result of the attack on Olenivka, there were 17 …

  • Ukrainian Naval Forces confirm yesterday’s attack on Russian warships in Sevastopol

    Dmytro  Plenchuk, spokesperson for the Ukrainian Naval Forces, stated that the Russian ship Pavel Derzhavin was attacked twice off the coast of Crimea. The Russian tugboat Nikolay Muru was also hit. 

    "Yesterday was a 'Friday the 13th' for the Russian Black Sea Fleet.The patrol ship Pavel Derzhavin was hit twice. Only the second time did they realize it was time to retreat from our Sevastopol. The damage to the tugboat has been confirmed. It is being towed away. It has the corresponding damage," …

  • Russian warships attacked by Ukrainian naval drones in Sevastopol

    Ukraine's Security Service, together with the Ukrainian Naval Forces  have reportedly attacked the Russian missile carrier Buyan and the ship Pavel Derzhavin, reports Ukrainska Pravda, citing sources. The Russian ships were targeted by drones armed with experimental weaponry.

    The cruise missile carrier Buyan was attacked on October 13, while Pavel Derzhavin was hit by Ukrainian drones on October 11. The details of the special operation were not disclosed by the Security Service of Ukraine. …

  • Several Russian warships destroyed in Ukrainian missile strike on occupied Sevastopol

    In the occupied city of Sevastopol, the southern shipyard of the "Sergo Ordzhonikidze Sevastopol Maritime Plant" caught fire following a missile attack, reported the Russia installed governor of the region, Mikhail Razvozhaev. He added that 24 people were injured in the attack, with four in moderate condition.

    "I am at the scene of the fire at the southern shipyard of Sevmorzavod. All emergency services are working on site, and there is no danger to civilian objects in the city," wrote the …

  • Kyiv: drone attack on oil depot in Russia-occupied Sevastopol is a preparation for Ukrainian counteroffensive

    The fire at an oil depot in occupied Sevastopol is a preparation for a large-scale counteroffensive by the Ukrainian Armed Forces of Ukraine, said head of the Joint Press Center of the Ukrainian Defense Forces South, Natalia Gumeniuk.

    "We have already noticed that they [the Russian navy] are relocating to their bases near Novorossiysk, because in the bays of Sevastopol they do not feel safe and do not have that stable logistical support. The fact that the enemy's logistics have been undermined …