Russia: “4 drone attacks on Kursk region repelled”. GB: Black Sea Fleet weakened after attacks but still offensive
New attack against the hometown of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Kryvyi Rih. The head of the city’s military administration, Oleksandr Vilkul, announced the news on Telegram. These are the latest news on the Ukraine-Russia war today Tuesday 26 September 2023. “The enemy continues with its cowardly terrorizing tactics against peaceful cities. In the early hours of today the occupiers attacked Kryvyi Rih with a missile. They hit the headquarters of one of the local businesses”. No victims or injuries were reported.
Drones against Odessa, 2 injured
Two injured and damage to the port infrastructure of Izmail, in Odessa. This is the result of a drone attack that lasted two hours and was launched against the Ukrainian city. “For two hours Russian terrorists attacked the Odessa region with drones,” the region’s governor, Oleg Kiper, wrote on Telegram. “Most of the drones were shot down”, he added, specifying however that the port infrastructure of the Izmail district was damaged and two truck drivers were injured”, one of them seriously. A certain number of drones were damaged. depots, approximately 30 trucks and six vans.
Moscow, 4 drone attacks on Kursk region repelled
Russian air defense said it repelled four “terrorist” Ukrainian drone attacks on the Kursk border region. According to a note from the Ministry of Defense, two drones were destroyed around 10.30pm local time yesterday and another two about an hour and a half later. Already on Sunday the regional capital Kursk had been attacked with drones, one of which hit the building of the Russian Internal Secret Service (FSB) and another an oil refinery, according to Kiev media.
GB: Black Sea Fleet weakened after attacks but still offensive
The recent attacks on the Russian Black Sea fleet, including the missile attack in which its leader was reportedly killed, have reduced its strength and potential, without however depriving it of its ability to carry out the tasks it is called upon to perform in time of war. This was written by the Ministry of Defense in London, which updated the British intelligence report on the situation in Ukraine on X.
“The Russian Black Sea fleet – we read – has suffered a series of serious attacks in recent weeks, culminating in those launched against its headquarters on 20 and 22 September 2023. These attacks were more damaging than ever before so far and the physical damage appears severe, albeit localized. The fleet almost certainly remains capable of carrying out its primary wartime missions, such as cruise missile strikes and local security patrols.”
“It is however likely – the report continues – that its ability to continue to expand regional security patrols and to impose a de facto blockade of Ukrainian ports is likely to be reduced. It also probably has a reduced ability to defend its assets in port “A dynamic battle is underway in the Black Sea. This will likely force Russia to take a reactive stance,” the report concludes, underlining how recent attacks have also served to undermine the Kremlin’s influence in one of the ports over which it has control. direct control in occupied territory, Sevastopol.