“According to the available information, all soldiers of the Russian Armed Forces who were on Serpent Island were killed during the attack of the Ukrainian army. On the eve of the attack, 8 soldiers left the island. And they were deported from the island to the territory of Crimea ”- writes journalist Roman Tsymbalyuk on Facebook.
He adds, according to one of the evacuees, that the command knew that Ukrainian missiles could hit the island, but “no action was taken (other than taking out a group of people)”.
As the journalist writes, there were soldiers of the 1229th units of the Intelligence Center (military unit 53189, Sevastopol) on Snake Island and 744 of the communications center (military unit 40136, Sevastopol) of the Black Sea Fleet. “At the moment, the leadership of the Russian army considers all of them missing,” he adds.
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This is another attack on the Russian-occupied Snake Island in the Black Sea. One of the previous operations took place on Saturday, April 30, the “Southern” Ukrainian Air Force Command announced on Facebook.
And even earlier, last Tuesday, the Ukrainian forces launched an attack on the positions of the Russian forces in this location. The attack destroyed the Striela-10 air defense system and damaged the command post.
Snake Island became popular in the early days of the war. A small island in the Black Sea with an area of only 0.205 km² – 690 m long and 560 m wide. Until the outbreak of the war, it was the headquarters of the Ukrainian border guards. On the first day of the Russian invasion of the island Ukraine Attacked from the air and the sea.
The Ukrainian border guards stationed there did not lay down their weapons, despite warnings of imminent shooting. When the Russian warship approached Snake Island, its crew called on the Ukrainians to surrender. The Ukrainians heard: “This is a Russian warship. Lay down your weapons and surrender to avoid bloodshed and needless casualties. Otherwise you will be bombed.”
In response, one of the Ukrainian border guards said: “Russian warship, go in class**”.
source: Facebook, Onet / ww
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