Skip to comments.Russia's Black Sea Fleet Headquarters Demolished and Commanding Admiral Presumed Dead
Posted on 09/22/2023 6:16:24 PM PDT by Timber Rattler
A volley of Ukrainian cruise missiles demolished the headquarters of Russia's Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol, in Occupied Crimea. The strategic communications directorate of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced the attack that took place around noon Sevastopol time this way on social media:
Fleet Headquarters was struck by two or three cruise missile, either British Storm Shadow or French SCALP-EG. In this video you can see one of them on short final.
There are reports of several high-ranking officers killed or injured in the attack. Unofficially, Admiral Viktor Sokolov, commander of the Black Sea Fleet, was among the dead.
To understand how we got here, you need to look at Ukrainian military operations over the last two or three weeks. A little over a week ago, Ukrainian cruise missiles and unmanned surface vehicles destroyed two Russian warships, a submarine and a landing ship, and an antiaircraft patrol vessel was damaged while underway. That attack had been set up by a commando raid on a radar and antiaircraft site in Crimea that punched a hole in the air defense belt surrounding Sevastopol. Other antiaircraft sites have been hit in the last two weeks; Last week, an S-400 antiaircraft missile battery covering downtown Sevastopol, the location of the Black Sea Fleet headquarters, was taken out.
These attacks opened a corridor for Ukrainian strike aircraft to get very close to Crimea before launching their missiles.
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Great news! That means we can stop sending money to Ukraine now. Right?
Video of missile hit
Footage of Ukrainian missiles hitting the headquarters of Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol
Admiral Sokolov notified me
He had to have a berth or he couldn’t get to sea
Missiles across the water (water)
Missiles across the sky
That’s what happens in wars
I heard that the Defense Minister was also killed not to mention ten Russian generals and aides to Vladimir Putin....sarc
the BAS doomsday clock reads 90 seconds to midnight
we should really back off ukraine, now
Lord, Heavenly Father, please be merciful to the souls of Orthodox Christians serving their country.
Crimea isn't "occupied", it is Russia.
Especially the ones who actually attend church, which would be the ones fighting off the invaders.
Is now Good Ruzzians! Yes!
Ukraine’s government is now substantially if not totally dependent on Western funding. Federal spending was $35 billion in 2021 and $61 billion in 2022. A substantial portion of US aid was to prop up the government.
And even if spending falls from war-level peaks, Ukraine’s fall in GDP (estimated at 25%, which seems low) in combination with not just an aged population, but now a large number of war disabled, including many amputees, means an increased social burden with greatly diminished productive capacity.
And we have not even factored in what happens if Russia eventually marches up to the Dnieper, getting even more of Ukraine’s most productive farm land, and/or takes the Black Sea coast, turning Ukraine into an even poorer landlocked rump state. The fact that the US is unwilling to make any concession to the key Russian demand of no Ukraine ever in NATO means Russia will prosecute the war until it has subjugated Ukraine, by whatever combination of conquest, installation of a captive government, and economic destruction needs to happen.
The war cheerleading on this website from the globalist trolls has crossed the line from sick to just plain evil.
That’s a big fish if true. In broad daylight no less.
Murder of Russians excites you so.
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