Ministry of Defense of Ukraine spread a footage from the camera of a marine UAV for a few seconds before the impact of the Russian vessel.
"When the russian reconnaissance ship "Ivan Khurs" met a Ukrainian drone. Indeed, a perfect match!" the comment to the video reads.
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It should be noted, the russian defense ministry said on Wednesday that the russian warship Ivan Hurs had been attacked by Ukrainian uncrewed speedboats in the Black Sea, on the approaches to the Bosphorus strait.
In a statement posted on Telegram, the ministry said the warship had been protecting the TurkStream and Blue Stream gas pipelines, which carry gas from Russia to Turkey, partly across the Black Sea.
“All enemy boats were destroyed by fire from the standard armament of a Russian ship 140 km northeast of the Bosphorus,” the statement added.
But the realety is deferent. According to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine video a naval kamikaze drone hit the russian reconnaissance ship "Ivan Hurs"
The Ivan Khurs reconnaissance ship is the second Project 18280 vessel, constructed by Shipbuilding Plant Severnaya Verf JSC in St. Petersburg and designed by Central Design Bureau Iceberg OJSC.
The vessel is intended to provide communications, fleet command, and electronic warfare.
The Ivan Hurs is a medium ship launched in 2013.
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