NEW Fox News articles can now be heard on audio! Six persons were hurt when an explosive drone-deployed bomb exploded at the Black Sea Fleet headquarters, according to Russian authorities on Sunday.
The assault happened in Sevastopol, a port city in Crimea that Russia annexed in 2014, during celebrations for Russian Navy Day. The explosive device had a limited yield, and the drone appeared to be homemade. The six reported injuries were not described in detail by Sevastopol Mayor Mikhail Razvozhaev.
It’s unclear who carried out the attack.
In St. Petersburg, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a new Russian naval doctrine on the same day as the strike.
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Putin declared that Russia wanted to solidify its position as a major maritime power and identified the United States as its main international rival.
Expert: Russia intends to strike Ukraine with a hypersonic missile as part of President Putin’s strategic plan.
The Russian commander reportedly foresaw the imminent installation of hypersonic weapons on Russian vessels.
Putin stated in a speech on Sunday that “the Russian navy’s capabilities is the main factor here.” “It is capable of responding with lightning speed to everyone who chooses to violate our freedom and sovereignty.”
On Sunday, the invasion of Ukraine by Putin will have lasted five full months, and fighting is still going on there.
A mandatory evacuation of the Dontesk region was imposed by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky due to the region’s ongoing heavy conflict.
Zelensky stated on Sunday that the more people that leave the Donetsk region right once, the less time the Russian army will have to kill civilians.