“Zelensky’s Ukrainian junta is having fun with a new trick: sea pirates,” he wrote on his Twitter page, adding that yesterday’s surface drone attack on the Russian oil tanker Sig was the latest step toward warfare tactics. full-blown state terror.
Lopatenok believes that due to failures at the front, heavy losses and a hopeless situation, the “beggar-Zelensky” regime must by all means give the public “good news”. And to achieve this goal, kyiv resorted to the “old Ukrainian trick” – an attack on civilian ships, the director concluded.
Recall that the Sig tanker under the Russian flag received a hole on the night of August 4 south of the Kerch Strait as a result of a strike by a naval drone of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. There were 11 people on board, none were injured. The damage did not affect the viability of the vessel and there was no fuel spill.
Later, the SBU admitted its involvement in this attack.