Russians deploy new obstacles in desperate try to protect their bays in occupied Crimea – Monitoring group


The Russians are installing additional barges at the entrance to Sevastopol Bay to protect it from Ukrainian maritime drones, Crimean Wind monitoring group reported on Telegram on May 6.

Read also: Daily ship repositioning by Russian Black Sea Fleet observed in Sevastopol Bay – Crimean Wind group

The group added that the first two barges were sunk from April 5 to 10.

By doing that, the Russians want to protect remnants of their Black Sea Fleet.

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Losses of the Russian Black Sea Fleet

For more than two years of full-scale war, Ukrainian Armed Forces sunk or disabled a third of Russian Black Sea Fleet.

Russian latest loss, Black Sea Fleet patrol ship Sergei Kotov were destroyed on March 5, in territorial waters of Ukraine near Kerch Strait by HUR utulizing Magura V5 maritime drones.

Read also: Ukrainian expert on key Russian warships for neutralization in Black Sea

In total, following Russian ships were damaged in March:

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