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Defeat of Serpukhov missile ship: Freedom of Russia Legion shares details of special operation

3 July, 2024 Wednesday
14:56

The Freedom of Russia Legion has provided details of a special operation at a Russian naval base that resulted in the disabling of the Serpukhov missile ship

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The Freedom of Russia Legion stated this on Telegram.

"Finally, we can share the details of a special operation on the Serpukhov missile ship, which was carried out by patriots of free Russia from the Freedom of Russia Legion and a volunteer with the call sign Goga," the message says.

It is noted that the volunteer got in touch with the legion in 2023, being an active serviceman of the Baltic Fleet with access to state secrets. For a long time, he provided the Legion with important information.

When his stay on the ship and further work in the interests of the resistance forces became threatening, active actions were planned and carried out inside the ship. As a result of the sabotage, it was possible to destroy the ship's premises from the inside and completely destroy the means of communication and automation, the Freedom of Russia Legion says.

What is known about the destruction of the Russian Serpukhov missile ship

"The Serpukhov is a Russian Project 21631 Buyan-M vessel that Russia launched in 2015. It is capable of using calibers and Oniks. 

The Defence Intelligence of Ukraine reported that on April 7, the Serpukhov missile ship was disabled by fire on the territory of the Russian naval base in the city of Baltiysk, Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation.

 "The fire inside the missile ship completely destroyed its communication and automation equipment," the Intelligence Service wrote. The intelligence also noted that it would take a long time to restore the ship's combat capability.

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