Contents tagged with crimea

  • National Security and Defense Secretary: Ukrainian Forces score major victories on Crimean front

    Ukrainian forces have achieved remarkable success on the Crimean front, according to the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Oleksiy Danilov.

    Speaking during a television marathon on Wednesday November 8, Danilov emphasized the significant achievements made in destroying Russian assets in Crimea and in neutralizing the Black Sea fleet.

    "It should be noted that we have achieved extraordinary success on the Crimean front. While we often focus on our progress on …

  • Ukraine makes history by destroying Russian missile ship before it is put into service

    Ukraine has made history by destroying an Russian missile ship, the Askold, before it could be put into service. The ship was set to join the Russian Black Sea Fleet in December, as reported by Defense Express analysts.

    Although the ship remains afloat, it has suffered critical damage to vital components and will need to be reconstructed entirely.

    According to experts, the missiles targeted the central area of the Askold corvette, where eight vertical launch systems for Kalibr or Onyx cruise …

  • 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 …

  • Russia increases security measures on railways in occupied Crimea amid sabotage threats

    In the temporarily occupied Crimea, Russian troops are increasing the security of trains due to constant sabotage on railway infrastructure, reported the pro-Ukrainian underground movement ATESH on Telegram.

    It is noted that the Russian transport police have introduced additional security measures in Yanky, Kerch, Feodosiya, and Simferopol.

    "The occupiers are mobilising additional personnel to escort cargo and passenger trains. Forces from the operational command are deployed to enhance …

  • Ukrainian Special Forces attack Russian troops in night raid on Crimea

    Ukrainian special forces units Stugny and "Brotherhood which are part of the Timur special forces unit landed in  Crimea, reported the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense (GUR MO).

    Ukrainian military forces attacked the Russian troops in Crimea.

    GUR released a video showing  the Ukrainian special forces landing at night using at least seven boats. The video ends with footage of the Ukrainian special forces soldiers holding the Ukrainian flag and saying, "Crimea …

  • Ukraine's Main Intelligence Directorate: high-ranking Russian generals among casualties in missile strike on Black Sea Fleet headquarters

    At least nine people were killed and another 16 were injured, including Russian generals, in yesterday's attack on the headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol, said Kirill Budanov, the head of Ukraine's Main Intelligence Directorate.

    "Among the injured are Major General Romanchuk, the group commander, who is in a very serious condition. Lieutenant General Tsekov, the chief of staff, is unconscious. The number of injured ordinary servicemen who are not staff members is still …

  • Occupied Crimea rocked by explosions: Ukrainian Forces target Russian Black Sea fleet headquarters in Sevastopol

    Explosions have once again rocked occupied Crimea. The headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol has been targeted, as well as other parts of the peninsula. Earlier in the day, the Russia installed governor of Sevastopol, Mikhail Razvozhaev, spoke of a calm situation and announced planned artillery exercises. However, closer to 13:00 pm, the Russian authorities once again closed the Kerch Bridge for traffic and suspended maritime transport in Sevastopol. Local social media …

  • Ukraine carries out another missile strike on Crimea

    Several explosions have been reported near the village of Verkhnosadove, not far from Sevastopol. The main command center of the Russian Black Sea Fleet is believed to have been targeted in the attack, reported the Telegram channel Crimean Wind.

    Later, Andrii Yusov, a representative of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GUR), in a comment to the news outlet Babel, confirmed the attack on military facilities in Crimea, promising to provide mode details later.

    A …

  • 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: Russian S-400 Triumph System in Crimea was destroyed by Ukraine's new missile

    Ukraine has developed a new modern missile that successfully destroyed the Russian S-400 Triumph system in Crimea, according to Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, Oleksiy Danilov, in an interview with Ukrainian Radio.

    Danilov described the missile used as "new and absolutely modern" and stated that it performed flawlessly. However, he did not provide further details on whether it was a new development or a modified version of existing weaponry. He did mention that it was a …