Russia’s Black Sea fleet has relocated a few of its submarines from the port of Sevastopol in Crimea to Novorossiysk in Krasnodor Krai, southern Russia, in accordance with the newest intelligence briefing from the British Ministry of Defence.
The relocation is probably going as a result of current change within the “native safety risk degree” within the face of elevated Ukrainian long-range strike functionality.
The briefing mentioned: “The command of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet has nearly definitely relocated its KILO-class submarines from their house port of Sevastopol in Crimea to Novorossiysk in Krasnodar Krai, southern Russia.
“That is extremely probably as a result of current change within the native safety risk degree within the face of elevated Ukrainian long-range strike functionality.
“Within the final two months, the fleet headquarters and its predominant naval aviation airfield have been attacked.
“Guaranteeing the Black Sea Fleet’s Crimea basing was probably considered one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s motivations for annexing the peninsula in 2014.
“Base safety has now been instantly undermined by Russia’s continued aggression towards Ukraine.”