Russia has previously charged British special operators of assisting in the planning of the September sabotage attack on the Nord Stream gas pipelines beneath the Baltic. And now, Russia is set to present evidence of UK special forces being behind the attack on the Black Sea fleet off Crimea.
Moscow claims to have conclusive proof that the military of the United Kingdom participated in the massive drone attack on its Black Sea fleet last weekend off the coast of Crimea.
Russia claimed it intends to summon the British ambassador “in the near future” to submit “evidence” that the UK was behind the operation, which threatened to derail the UN-brokered Ukrainian grain export pact.
While Russia said on Wednesday that it is resuming the grain deal after obtaining “guarantees” from Ukraine and Turkey, it is still blaming London for deploying “specialists” to assist Kiev military in Saturday’s drone strike.
Officials from the Kremlin have yet to produce proof, but asserted the following on Wednesday:
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Following a scorching Saturday speech in which she claimed the Ukrainian army executed the drone assault “under the leadership of British specialists in the city of Ochakiv” in southern Ukraine, Zakharova vowed the evidence would be exposed for all to see.
According to videos that surfaced of some of the attacks, The Guardian detailed the major drone operation, which likely destroyed a number of Russian Navy vessels:
It should be emphasized that Russia has charged British special operators of assisting in the planning of the September sabotage attack on the Nord Stream gas pipelines beneath the Baltic. The United States has dismissed these allegations as “false claims on an epic scale.”