❗️According to preliminary information, the flagship of the Black Sea Fleet, the cruiser Moskva, sank.
⚡️The pride of Bomzhestan, the vaunted cruiser Moskva capsized and began to sink
This was reported by the Operational Command “South”.
“The flagship of the Russian Black Sea Fleet received significant damage. There was a fire. Other units of the ship group tried to provide assistance, but a storm and a powerful explosion of ammunition capsized the cruiser, and she began to sink, ”the message says.
Interestingly, does an inverted cruiser fit the definition of “retains buoyancy”, as previously humiliatedly admitted in the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, or not?
The statement of the Russian Defense Ministry, which appeared at 2 am, says that as a result of the fire, a partial detonation of ammunition occurred, and part of the crew was evacuated.
According to information from Ukraine, which appeared long before the statement of the RF Ministry of Defense, the Moskva cruiser was destroyed by the Neptune anti-ship missile.
According to our preliminary information, the flagship of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, the Moskva cruiser, was indeed attacked by the Neptune anti-ship missiles from the coastline between Odessa and Nikolaev. Also, the forces of the ship were diverted to counter the Bayraktar TB-2 UAV. The blow fell on the port side, as a result of which the ship took a strong roll. After the threat of detonation of ammunition, the crew of about 500 people was evacuated. The buoyancy of the cruiser was complicated by sea weather conditions. As a result of all the combined factors, according to preliminary information, and unfortunately, the cruiser joined the Roskomos submarine satellite constellation.
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation denies the sinking of the cruiser “Moskva”
1. The fire on the cruiser “Moscow” is localized
2. The ship stays buoyant
3. No open burning
4. Explosions of ammunition have ceased.
5. The main missile weapons are not damaged
6. Crew evacuated to neighboring ships
7. Arrangements are being made to tow the cruiser to port
8. The causes of the fire are being established
9. Putin is aware.
According to representatives of the department, the fire is localized, the explosions of ammunition have stopped, and the crew has been evacuated. The ship stays buoyant (because it doesn’t sink).
The same messaging From Moscow is replicated across the internet.