Captain of large Russian landing ship killed in

Captain of large Russian landing ship killed in Ukraine

Captain Alexander Chirva died from wounds sustained in a battle with Ukrainian defenders, said the governor of Sevastopol, Mikhail Razvozhayev.

Capt Chirva was commander of the large landing ship Caesar Kunikov, part of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet.

The announcement follows the sinking of the Black Sea Fleet’s flagship, Moskva, reportedly after it was hit by two Ukrainian Neptune anti-ship missiles.

As a result, the head of the Black Sea Fleet Vice Admiral Igor Osipov, commander of the Black Sea Fleet, is believed to have been suspended or detained or both.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/captain-of-large-russia…

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Two down, ten to go. That’s what remains of Russia’s landlocked Black Sea fleet. Without naval power cutting off Ukraine from the Black Sea becomes unlikely.

The first news I have from the new Russian attack on Donbas is that the Russians are again road-bound and that made them nice targets in their earlier invasion. Hit the logistic bottlenecks! Fuel, ammo, food.

The Captain

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"The first news I have from the new Russian attack on Donbas is that the Russians are again road-bound and that made them nice targets in their earlier invasion. Hit the logistic bottlenecks! Fuel, ammo, food.

The Captain"


The difference would be the distance of the road wouldn’t it?

Then there is the citizenry - Donbas is in the midst of a traditional Rus-leaning and Rus-populated
area.
other areas in Ukraine are somewhat different.

Howie52
Geography and history has an impact.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-60506682

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