Russia on Saturday dismissed Ukraine’s declare it had broken a contemporary navy logistics ship within the Black Sea and confirmed images of what it stated was the vessel with no indicators of harm.
Army authorities within the southern Odesa area stated on Thursday that Ukrainian naval forces had struck the Vsevolod Bobrov, setting it alight.
In a web-based publish, the Russian defence ministry printed images it stated had been taken of the ship on Saturday within the Crimean Black Sea port of Sevastopol.
“It’s now clear from the images that the ship is just not broken in any respect,” it stated.
Final month the missile cruiser Moskva, the flagship of Russia’s Black Sea fleet, sunk after catching hearth. Ukraine stated it hit the ship with a missile fired from the coast whereas Moscow blamed an ammunition explosion.