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Ukraine strikes Russian military facilities in Crimea: officials

06.12.2023 07:30
Ukrainian forces have carried out a series of successful attacks on Russian military infrastructure in the occupied Crimea peninsula, according to officials in Kyiv.
Photo:U.S. Navy photo, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Ukraine struck Russian military targets in Crimea with drones overnight into Tuesday, the Ukrainska Pravda website reported.

Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles hit a Russian military oil terminal in Feodosia, a Nebo-M radar system near Baherove, 13 km west of Kerch, as well as a helicopter landing pad, P-18 Terek radar system, and a Baikal-1M anti-aircraft missile control system, in unspecified areas of Crimea, according to the Institute for the Study of War.

The successful drone strikes were announced by Ukraine’s Main Military Intelligence Directorate (GUR) and the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU), the US think tank said.

Early on Tuesday, Russia's defence ministry claimed to have intercepted and destroyed over 40 Ukrainian drones, Ukrainska Pravda reported.

Ukraine fights off Russian assaults in Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia

Meanwhile, Ukrainian forces on Tuesday repelled renewed Russian attacks in the east and southeast of the country, the General Staff in Kyiv said.

Russian forces advanced near Avdiivka, the ISW reported.

Russia ready to negotiate with Ukraine?

Polish broadcaster Belsat has reported that the Kremlin is willing to start peace talks with Ukraine and has not ruled out holding negotiations in the West.

According to Russian diplomats, Hungary could mediate the peace talks between Moscow and Kyiv, Belsat reported on Tuesday, citing Russia's Izvestia newspaper.

Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, launching the largest military campaign in Europe since World War II.

Wednesday is day 651 of Russia’s war on Ukraine.


Source: Ukrainska Pravda, ISWThe General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Belsat