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How Crimean bridge’s destruction will affect war in Ukraine

17 June, 2024 Monday
11:54

The spokesman for the Ukrainian Navy, Dmytro Pletenchuk, believes that the destruction of the Crimean bridge would not have the same effect now as it would have had in the beginning of a full-scale invasion

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How Crimean bridge’s destruction will affect war in Ukraine

 

The spokesman for the Ukrainian Navy, Dmytro Pletenchuk, believes that the destruction of the Crimean bridge would not have the same effect now as it would have had in the beginning of a full-scale invasion

 

He said this in an interview with RBC-Ukraine.

According to the Navy spokesman, Russian forces hardly use the bridge for military logistics anymore.

Pletenchuk also added that the Crimean bridge carries less than a quarter of the total load, and the rest goes through the ferry crossing, which was recently attacked.

"Therefore, this bridge no longer has such a tactical and strategic importance after the damage it sustained as a result of a joint operation by the SBU and the Navy with a drone attack," the representative of the Ukrainian Navy emphasized.

  • The day before, it became known that the Russian occupiers had strengthened the defense of the Crimean bridge.

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