Russia on Saturday brushed aside Ukraine’s declare it had broken a contemporary army logistics send within the Black Sea and confirmed pictures of what it stated was once the vessel without a indicators of wear and tear.
Army government within the southern Odesa area stated on Thursday that Ukrainian naval forces had struck the Vsevolod Bobrov, surroundings it alight.
In a web based put up, the Russian defence ministry revealed pictures it stated were taken of the send on Saturday within the Crimean Black Sea port of Sevastopol.
“It’s now transparent from the images that the send isn’t broken in any respect,” it stated.
Final month the missile cruiser Moskva, the flagship of Russia’s Black Sea fleet, sunk after catching hearth. Ukraine stated it hit the send with a missile fired from the coast whilst Moscow blamed an ammunition explosion.