Russian warship Admiral Makarov ‘on fire after being hit by Ukrainian missile’

Ship was sailing near Snake Island when hit, say reports Russia’s Admiral Makarov warship has been hit by Ukrainian missiles and burst into flames, according to Ukrainian officials. The frigate would be Russia’s latest high-profile naval loss in a troubled campaign, coming after reports that US intelligence helped Ukraine locate and sink the Russian warship Moskva weeks ago. The Makarov was said to have been sailing close to Snake Island in the Black Sea south … Continue reading Russian warship Admiral Makarov ‘on fire after being hit by Ukrainian missile’

Russian warship ‘Moskva’ has sunk — What do we know?

Ukrainian forces claim to have taken out Russia’s Black Sea flagship “Moskva” with a missile strike, while Russian officials say a fire on board had caused ammunition to start exploding. Here is what we know so far. The pride of Russia’s navy, missile cruiser “Moskva,” has sunk while being towed into port, Russian officials confirmed.  The loss of the cruiser named after the Russian capital is a … Continue reading Russian warship ‘Moskva’ has sunk — What do we know?