However, an adviser to Ukraine’s presidential office said on Saturday that the report was a “misunderstanding”.
As mentioned earlier in our paper mentionedFriday, May 6, Member of the Verkhovna Rada Oleksiy Honchirenko He wrote about it on his Telegram channelThat Admiral Makarov was hit and badly damaged by a Ukrainian R-360 Neptune anti-ship cruise missile while the frigate was near the infamous Snake Island.
Admiral Makarov is a frigate of the Russian Navy of the Grigovich class, part of the Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol.
According to press reports, the ship at this time “The Black Sea has caught fire.” Ukrainian state news website Domskaya, for example, also reported that Russian forces had sent helicopters to rescue the crew, although this has not been publicly confirmed by Russian or Western military forces.
‘It was just a misunderstanding’
However, Ukraine’s presidential office adviser Alexei Aristovich said Saturday that the report was a “misunderstanding” that the ship that attacked near Snek Island was in fact a Sirna landing craft that had been hit by a Bayraktar TB2 drone.
Ukrainian presidential adviser Aristovich said last night: “Makarov did not drown. It was a misunderstanding “
Seeking an end result in the frigate saga of Admiral Makarov last week
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Opening image: Frigate Admiral Makarov. Photo: Wikipedia/Ad Meskens
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