“The Russian military have sunk the decommissioned ship “Ochakov” at the entrance to the southern naval base of the Ukrainian fleet to block Ukrainian ships in the Donuzlav Lake,” the report reads.
Russians sink ship at entrance to Donuzlav Lake having blocked access to sea to ships of the Ukrainian Navy ~ link ~ Without firing a shot, Putin has taken out the Ukrainian Navy! Stirling
Russia sinks ship to block Ukrainian Navy ships ~ link ~ Then, the Russian military towed their ship Ochakov to the navigating channel and filled her with water. Then, there was an explosion. The depth in this area is 9-11 m, it is possible now to observe the upper part of the ship. Therefore, the ships cannot leave the Donuzlav lake. It is needed a lot of time and costs to refloat this ship, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense