Skip to comments.Russia Sinks Ship to Block Ukrainian Navy Ships
Posted on 03/06/2014 5:48:57 AM PST by Focault's Pendulum
The Russian Navy Ochakov Kara-class cruiser was sunk last night to block the Ukrainian Navy ships deployed in Novoozerne, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence said in a press release today.
The information was confirmed by the Ukrainian military of the South Naval Base who were observing the operation.
The RF ships blocking the Ukrainian ships in Donuzlav lake in the Crimea left the zone at 23.30 p.m. (March 5).
Then, the Russian military towed their ship Ochakov to the navigating channel and filled her with water. Then, there was an explosion. The depth in this area is 9-11 m, it is possible now to observe the upper part of the ship. Therefore, the ships cannot leave the Donuzlav lake. It is needed a lot of time and costs to refloat this ship, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense
(Excerpt) Read more at navaltoday.com ...
So, they scuttled an old 1960s era vessel to block the harbor and bottle the few Ukrainian vessels in there...the largest surface combatants of which are corvettes.
Can we do the same with an old plane by placing it on the runway at Andrews AFB?
this is an act of war, a provocation that is just as bad as any
If only Neville Chamberlain weren’t our leader
Kremlin reporting the move is just an effort to create an artificial reef for sea life.
The Russians sank their own ship....yes...interesting.
Did somebody’s loose lips do that???
On second thought it looks like a rust bucket.
what a bald faced lie
this whole plan is meticulously laid out and being executed step by step
and from I can tell, no one can stop this predator
I presume your intent in to keep them from returning?
Hmmmm. I didn’t think it was necessary to put the sarcasm tag on my post. I was wrong.
you always have to put the sarc tag, but I thought you were serious, that the Russkies had said that, sorry, I meant a bald faced lie on the part of the Russkies
Thats an interesting move.
No, it’s an act of war. There is already enough evidence to open a war crimes investigation against Putin in the Hague.
LOL...there are tons of old ones in Arizona!
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