Ukraine, (PNB NEWS). As per the Russian Ministry of Defense, American drones in the air may be guiding Ukrainian boats to attack Russian ships in the Black Sea. “I’d like to draw your attention to the fact that during the attack on Ukrainian ships, the strategic drones RQ-4 Global Hawk and MQ9A Reaper were in the region,” Russia said.
There is a strong possibility that those were American drones that sent the Ukrainian boats to the Russian Black Sea Fleet, Konashenkov added, referring to the Friday night operation.
According to the official, 16 Ukrainian Navy gunboats used the swarm technique to attack Russian ships near Zmiinyi Island (Snake Island) off the coast of Odesa, southwestern Ukraine, on Friday night during the eviction attempt of 82 Ukrainian Border Guard who ceded to Russian forces. Six Ukrainian civilian boats used by Ukrainian armed forces were obliterated while they were trying to rescue their detainees.
He further said that none of the 82 Ukrainian servicemen evacuated from Zmiinyi Island.
Moreover, on Saturday, the Russian military released a video of 82 Ukrainian soldiers who landed in Sevastopol, Crimea, were loaded into buses, and received field rations before returning home. Ukrainian.
A safe route was given for them to exit the region of Russia’s military operation, according to Mikhail Yasnikov, deputy commander of the Black Sea Fleet for logistics.
The island’s defenders were then awarded the Hero of Ukraine title by Ukrainian officials.