Ukraine Russia War Latest Update- The war between Russia and Ukraine has taken a decisive turn. Where earlier the Russian camp was destroying the beautiful land of Ukraine, now Ukrainian fighters are causing great harm to Russia. On the basis of deadly weapons received from America and Western countries, Ukraine has now started carrying out blasts inside Russia. A few days ago, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky also said that now they are becoming aggressive. Several media reports have claimed that Russia has withdrawn its Black Sea Fleet from the occupied Crimea region. According to sources, this decision was taken due to fear of increase in missile and drone attacks by Ukraine. If these reports are true, it would be the biggest blow to Russian President Vladimir Putin, who annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014.
The New York Times (NYT) newspaper, citing satellite photos verified by Western officials and naval experts, claimed on October 5 that Russia had transferred three attack submarines and two warships from Sevastopol to other ports in Russia and Crimea.
On the other hand, the Telegraph newspaper, citing British intelligence, reported that the Russian Black Sea Fleet is “struggling to deal with concurrent threats on the southern edge of the Ukraine war” and “in view of the threats to Sevastopol, the fleet’s activities are being transferred to Novorossiysk.” is likely to”. If these reports are true, it would be the biggest blow to Russian President Vladimir Putin, who annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014.
Crimea important naval base for Russia
Crimea has served as a key hub supporting Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Sevastopol, the main base of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet since the 19th century, has been of particular importance for naval operations since the beginning of the war.
The second reason is to use it as a logistics hub, sending munitions and materials for the land war to the north. The decision to withdraw from Sevastopol comes after a series of attacks by Ukraine in recent weeks. In which Russian ships and fleet headquarters have been seriously damaged.
Ukraine is retaliating
Ukrainian attacks last month destroyed Russia’s naval headquarters and damaged docked warships, making the port city untenable as a naval base. The recent attack has not only deprived Russia of access to parts of the Black Sea, but also allowed Ukraine to open a new corridor to send vital grain shipments.