Sinking of the Moskva: Ukrainian missile or accidental firing – what really happened to the Russian warship?

CNN — The Russian guided missile cruiser Moskva rests deep under the Black Sea this morning. Whether he is there as a victim of Ukrainian missiles, Russian incompetence, bad luck or some combination of the three is unclear. What is certain, however, is that the biggest warship loss in 40 years will raise troubling questions … Read more

The Russian Navy evacuates the flagship Moskva in the Black Sea. Ukraine claims to have been hit by a missile

CNN — One of the Russian Navy’s most important warships floats abandoned or at the bottom of the Black Sea, a blow for an army battling Ukrainian resistance 50 days after Vladimir Putin invaded its neighbor. Russian sailors evacuated the guided-missile cruiser Moskva, flagship of its Black Sea Fleet, after a fire blew up munitions … Read more

Across Ukraine’s Black Sea coast, Russia’s strategy is hard to see

Mykolaiv, Ukraine CNN — Beaten by intense shelling, peppered with gunfire and then… everything calms down. Along Ukraine’s strategic Black Sea coast, Russian forces are playing a strange game, testing defenses, spilling blood and raising tensions, but failing to make any significant gains. The small town of Mykolaiv, located on an inlet that would be … Read more