The Russian warship, the Admiral Levchenko, is reported to be undergoing repairs to its engines and generators. The move comes seven years after the ship was decommissioned. In 2021, it is reported that the ship will be repaired to return to the Russian fleet.
Repair of the ship began in early 2021, taking place in the city of Snezhnogorsk at the Nerpa shipyard. According to the plan, the ship could rejoin the fleet by the end of 2022.
But recently it was reported that the ship is now up and running normally.
The new report comes as Russian forces lost two large ships in the conflict with Ukraine. In particular, the amphibious ship Saratov and the cruiser Moskva were destroyed last month.
The British Ministry of Defense (MoD) warned that with current forces, the Russian navy could still attack targets in Ukraine. The MoD stated: “About 20 Russian Navy ships are currently in the Black Sea operating area, including submarines. The Bosphorus Strait remains closed to all non-Turkish warships, Despite the losses of the amphibious assault ship Saratov and the cruiser Moskva, Russia’s Black Sea Fleet retained the ability to strike coastal targets. and Ukraine”.
According to Russian state media, Moscow sank after a fire caused bullets to explode on board the ship. However, Ukrainian forces claimed the ship sank after being hit by Kiev’s Neptune anti-ship missile.
“In the Black Sea combat zone, the Neptune anti-ship cruise missile hit the cruiser Moskva, the flagship of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, which received damage,” Ukraine’s Southern Operations Command said. considerable damage. A fire broke out. The ship’s units tried to contain it, but the powerful explosion overturned the cruiser and it began to sink.”
According to British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace, Russia lost at least 2,000 armored vehicles in the war in Ukraine, including 530 tanks. In addition, more than 60 Russian helicopters and warplanes were also destroyed.
The death toll is also high, with the British Ministry of Defense estimating that more than 15,000 Russian soldiers have been killed. According to reports, President Putin has lost up to 40 generals in the fighting so far.
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