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Something Happened with Two Russian Patrol Ships in the Black Sea

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Project 22160 patrol ships Vasily Bykov - Illustrative photo from open sources
Project 22160 patrol ships Vasily Bykov - Illustrative photo from open sources

Ukraine's defense forces have hit two Russian patrol ships in the Black Sea

This was announced by the Department for Strategic Communications of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (StratCom) reported this on Facebook.

"Early on September 14, 2023, the defense forces struck two project 22160 patrol ships Vasily Bykov of the Russian occupation fleet in the southwestern part of the Black Sea. There is some damage," the post reads.

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It shoul be noted russian Vasily Bykov patrol ship in Augusr 2023 attacks a civilian dry cargo ship in the southwestern part of the Black Sea. This ship opened a warning fire on the civil cargo ship Sukru Okan, sailing the Palauan flag.

Project 22160 patrol ships Vasily Bykov - Illustrative photo from open sources
Project 22160 patrol ships Vasily Bykov - Illustrative photo from open sources

The Russians report that the captain of the vessel did not respond to demands to stop for a search of the vessel for the transportation of prohibited cargo.

The crew of the Vasily Bykov then opened warning fire with automatic small arms.

A Ka-29 helicopter took off from the patrol ship with a group of soldiers who boarded the vessel.

After the inspection was completed, the Russians abandoned the dry cargo ship, and it continued its move to the port of Izmayil.

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