The sinking of the Moskva Missile Cruiser is a defeat for Russia and a precursor to change in the military situation in the region.
The danger is that Russia may be provoked into using its clear world lead in hypersonic missiles which NATO has currently no defense against, and sink a NATO ship encroaching on its marine territory.
April 15, 2022 mpr21.info/ shared with thanks
The flagship of the Russian fleet in the Black Sea, the cruiser Moskva, was hit on April 14 by two missiles. After evacuating more than 500 crew members, the Moskva sank as she was being towed to Sevastopol. we don’t know yet about casualties, except that Ukraine claims the captain was killed.
The Ukrainian government claimed responsibility for the attack, while the Russians initially claimed a fire spread, causing ammunition to explode.
A US drone had circled above the cruiser on Thursday, monitoring its…
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