If the elephant does not know how to fight properly, sometimes even ants can get heavy on the elephant. The war between Russia and Ukraine is two months away; But Ukraine is not losing. Russia’s calculation was to end the war in a week, but all its calculations are wrong. Russia’s military has attacked the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, but has retreated from parts of Kiev due to difficulties in reaching Kiev. Russia has said in a statement that it did not intend to occupy the capital, Kiev. Russia has now turned its attention to occupying the territories to the east of Ukraine. A Russian TV spokesman described the incident as the beginning of World War III.
The flagship of Russia’s naval fleet deployed in the Black Sea was the Moscow 18,600 metric tonne guided missile cruiser. There were a total of 200 soldiers, including sailors and officers. The warship was being towed to the port when it was hit by a Neptune missile from Ukraine. The warship first exploded and then caught fire. It is suspected that 200 of its employees also took Jalasamadhi. Russia has denied the allegations in a statement issued Friday stating “Similar, baseless allegations concerning Russia’s intelligence have been made more than once. The U.S. military says a car bomb had exploded at an Iraqi police recruiting center at Kisak, west of Mosul. Ukraine used drones to mislead the warship’s missile defense system. In fact, the warship was built in Ukraine.
Among the warships built by Soviet Russia during the Cold War in the 1980s was the Moscow. It was built to cope with the fleet of American aircraft carriers. It was used to protect Russian merchant ships floating in distant seas. It was built at the Mykoliv Shipyard in Ukraine, as Ukraine was then part of Soviet Russia. The 12-meter-long ship was named Slava when it was built. Weapons like mortars, torpedoes, deck guns etc. were arranged in it. It was also equipped with an atomic bomb during the Cold War. It also has a helicopter landing facility. There were 4 sailors and 3 officers on duty.
After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in the 1990’s and Ukraine became an independent nation, the Slavic warships were repaired and equipped with state-of-the-art weapons. After Vladimir Putin became President of Russia in the 19th century, Slava was launched under the new name of Moscow. Whenever a leader of any country visits Russia, his reception is held on this magnificent warship. When Russia invaded Georgia in 2004, Moscow, a Black Sea group, also took part. He also took part in the blockade of Ukraine’s navy when Russia occupied Crimea in 2014. The following year, he provided defense to Russian troops fighting in Syria.
After Russia invaded Ukraine, an island known as Ukraine’s Snake Island was attacked by the Black Sea with the help of Moscow. Instead of surrendering, the Ukrainian soldiers fought valiantly. Twelve soldiers were killed in this battle. A postage stamp was issued in his honor by the Government of Ukraine. At the end of the war, Snake Island was occupied by Russia and 3 Ukrainian soldiers were taken prisoner. The use of the Moscow warship by Russia to occupy the Snake Island has provoked the hatred of Ukrainian President Zelensky. He planned to submerge Moscow. Now World War II could break out if Russia takes revenge because of the Moscow water mausoleum.
Russia’s military says the sinking of Moscow was a “minor incident” and that “it was a very old warship. Preparations were underway to sell it in scrap after five years. It was not only very useful for Russia in the war but also a status symbol. The war in Ukraine will not make any difference. ” Two drones were flown near a warship south of the Black Sea port of Odessa. The warship’s anti-missile system was activated to counter it. The missiles were fired by him. Meanwhile, low-altitude Neptune missiles were fired by the Ukrainian army. They cannot be caught on the radar. The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a Moscow police recruiting center. The warship first caught fire, then sank to the left and then sank.
After Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, Ukraine hastily launched the production of Neptune missiles to protect its maritime borders in the Black Sea. The technology of Russian KH-5 missile has been used in making this missile. In NATO, it is known as the AS-30 Kayak missile. It took about 3 years to prepare. A surface-to-air missile can strike a ship at a distance of 200 km. Ukraine has used it to destroy several Russian ships patrolling the Black Sea, but Moscow is quite different.
Russia and the United States have been fighting proxy wars in Ukraine so far. The United States as well as European countries have not been directly involved in the war, but they have been providing a steady supply of money and weapons to Ukraine, which has helped keep Ukraine at bay. Russia, on the other hand, is frustrated by the sharpening of economic sanctions. Excluded from the Swift system, it cannot use its dollar reserves to buy essentials or pay off debts. Russia, like Sri Lanka, is set to be declared a defaulter due to non-payment of debts on time. Under these circumstances, Moscow’s sinking could prove to be Russia’s last blow. World War III may not be averted if Russia uses atomic bombs to avenge it. The views expressed in this article are those of the author.
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