“OBastards and degenerates only understand cruelty and force. Apparently, it’s not enough for them to attack Odessa or Izmail,” said the former Russian president and Vladimir Putin’s dauphin on his Telgram social media channel.
The politician added that “if the Kiev scum want to organize an environmental catastrophe in the Black Sea, they should do it in that part of their territory [sudoeste] which will soon fall into Polish hands”.
Ukraine attacked a Russian oil tanker in the Kerch Strait late Friday evening (local time), a source from the Ukrainian security services (SBU) told AFP.
The attack, day after day, against a warship on a Russian military base in the Black Sea, heightens tension in the region between Russians and Ukrainians.
According to information, the ship suffered a hole in the waterline in the engine room area. The boat had 11 people on board and several crew members were injured by flying glass during the attack.
The number of attacks in the region has increased on both sides since Moscow refused, in mid-July, to renew the agreement negotiated by the UN that allowed the export of Ukrainian cereals through the Black Sea, despite the war that began with the Russian invasion of the region. Ukraine, on February 24, 2022.
Both Kiev and Moscow announced, after the breakdown of the agreement, reached for the first time in July 2022, that all ships sailing in the waters of the Black Sea will be considered military cargo transport.
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