Ukrainian intelligence: special forces landed on Crimean peninsula

Special forces of the Ukrainian secret service have landed on the Crimean peninsula and engaged in a skirmish. This reports the German news website with reference to the spokesman of the Ukrainian military intelligence, Andriy Yusov and an interview with the media hromadske and Suspilne.

According to Yusov, the goal has been achieved. While there were casualties in the Russian ranks, there were none in their own ranks, he said. Yusov also states that not all details could be disclosed. refers to the news agency RBC Ukraine, according to which Yusov stated that the Ukrainian military returned after the mission was completed. He said that the mission had the character of a raid.

This information comes from a party to the conflict and has not yet been independently verified / confirmed. For this reason, the report must be evaluated with reservations. In war, it can be advantageous for parties to make false statements about the course of the conflict in order to strengthen their own position or weaken the position of the opponent.

Image:, Putin and Shoigu (2022-08-15), CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons (no changes made)

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