Ukraine says it sank Russian warship off coast of Crimea

Ukraine’s military intelligence says it sank a Russian warship off the coast of Crimea overnight into Thursday, landing the latest in a series of blows to Russia’s Black Sea Fleet after mounting a “massive” missile attack on the occupied peninsula Read More …

Ukraine’s sea drones, part of Ukraine’s fightback in the Black Sea

At a secret makeshift military base a nondescript van and pickup truck tow two gray objects covered by tarpaulin mounted on trailers. In the driving rain, they resemble something more akin to a Boston Whaler, rather than hiding one of Read More …

Two dead after explosions on Kerch Bridge linking Crimea and Russia

Twin explosions have damaged the Kerch Bridge connecting Crimea to mainland Russia, killing two people and closing the main conduit for Russian road traffic to the annexed peninsula. The heavily guarded road and rail link is among the Kremlin’s most Read More …

Russia says foiled attack on Crimea’s energy system

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said it had prevented an attack on energy systems in annexed Crimea, state media reported Wednesday. An unidentified Russian-Ukrainian national was detained in the Crimean city of Kerch on suspicion of preparing to commit an Read More …

Ukraine’s Shadowy Kamikaze Drone Boats Officially Break Cover

We have now gotten our best look yet at Ukraine’s tactical uncrewed surface vessels, or USVs, which were employed in an unprecedented attack on the Russian Navy’s base in Sevastopol on the occupied Crimean Peninsula last month, thanks to an Read More …

Russia detains Ukrainian man for plot to sabotage Crimea power line, FSB says

Russian security services have detained a Ukrainian citizen on suspicion of planning to “sabotage” a power line in Crimea, Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Wednesday. The FSB said a man in his 40s had been found carrying diagrams Read More …

Russia says UK navy blew up Nord Stream, London denies involvement

Russia’s defence ministry said on Saturday (29 October) that British navy personnel blew up the Nord Stream gas pipelines last month, a claim that London said was false and designed to distract from Russian military failures in Ukraine. Russia did Read More …

Ukraine Unleashes Mass Kamikaze Drone Boat Attack On Russia’s Black Sea Fleet Headquarters in Crimea

The largest city in Crimea and the home of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet woke up to heavy explosions and anti-aircraft fire during an attack Russian officials say included aerial drones and especially unmanned surface vessels (USV), both of which were Read More …

Russia’s FSB detains 8 for Crimea Bridge explosion

Russia has apprehended eight suspects over the deadly explosion of the bridge linking annexed Crimea to Russia, the FSB security service said in a statement quoted by news agencies on Wednesday. The suspects include five Russians and “three Ukrainian and Read More …