Ukraine Situation Report: Explosions Rock Russian-Occupied Crimea

March 22, 2023

The Drive:

Ukraine’s Defense Intelligence Directorate (GUR) claims that Russian Kalibr missiles were destroyed during transport in the town of Dzhankoy, home to a Russian airbase in the occupied Crimean peninsula.

“An explosion in the city of Dzhankoy in the north of the temporarily occupied Crimea destroyed the Russian ‘Kalibr NK’ cruise missiles during their transportation by railway,” the GUR claimed Monday on its Telegram channel. The missiles are “designed for launches from surface ships of the Russian Black Sea Fleet.”

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