Drone Strikes Headquarters Of Russia's Black Sea Fleet In Ukraine's Occupied Crimea Region

October 05, 2022

The headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet in Ukraine's occupied Crimea region was hit by a drone attack early on August 20, a Russia-installed administrator reported. In late July, Sevastopol canceled its celebrations to mark Russia's Navy Day holiday after a bomb dropped by a drone injured six people. In April, the flagship of Russia's Black Sea Fleet, the missile cruiser Moskva, sank near Crimea. On August 9, a Russian military air base in Crimea was rocked by several explosions that destroyed at least nine military aircraft. With additional reporting by RFE/RL's Russian Service