Moskva: The Flagship Of Russian Black Sea Fleet Has Sunk

Moskva, the flagship of Russia’s Black Sea fleet has sunk after being damaged by an explosion on Wednesday, Russia’s defense ministry said on Thursday.

The ship, a symbol of Russia’s military power, leading its naval assault on Ukraine was being towed to port when “stormy seas” caused it to sink, according to a ministry message.

Ukraine says its missiles hit the 510-crew missile cruiser. Ukraine’s Operational Command South claimed earlier on Thursday that the Moskva had begun to sink after it was hit by Ukrainian Neptune anti-ship.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

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