A sailor looks at the Russian missile cruiser Moskva moored in the Black Sea port of Sevastopol in Septembeer 2013. Photo: Reuters
A sailor looks at the Russian missile cruiser Moskva moored in the Black Sea port of Sevastopol in Septembeer 2013. Photo: Reuters
Ukraine war

Ukraine war: Russia says Moskva flagship has ‘sunk in storm’ after fire on board

  • The vessel that went viral as the ‘Russian warship’ in the Snake Island incident suffered major damage, possibly from Ukrainian Neptune missiles
  • Its removal from combat greatly reduces Moscow’s firepower in the Black Sea and strikes a major blow to Russian prestige

A sailor looks at the Russian missile cruiser Moskva moored in the Black Sea port of Sevastopol in Septembeer 2013. Photo: Reuters
A sailor looks at the Russian missile cruiser Moskva moored in the Black Sea port of Sevastopol in Septembeer 2013. Photo: Reuters
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