Ukraine claims destruction of Russian naval ships in Berdynsk
The Ukrainian military says a large Russian ship has crashed in the southern port city of Berdynsk.
The Ukrainian navy said in a post on Facebook. The incident happened on Thursday morning. News from the BBC.
The Ukrainian navy says a large ship caught fire in the Azov Sea this morning. The name of the ship is Orsk.
According to a Facebook post, Orsk was a large landing ship in Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, which was wrecked in Berdynsk, which is under the control of the occupiers.
The BBC has not been able to verify the allegations.
Russia occupied Berdynsk a week ago. The port, located between Crimea and Mariupol, is being used by Russian troops to supply fuel.
On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a military operation in the Donbass region of Ukraine. Since then, Russian troops have been attacking Ukraine.