Reports of a Russian amphibious assault ship of project 1176 Akula hitting a mine near Mariupol on June 30 have been confirmed.
Petro Andriushchenko, an adviser to the Mariupol mayor, said this in a Telegram post, Ukrinform reports.
“Finally, we received confirmation that a Russian landing craft of project 1176 Akula of the Black Sea Fleet D-106 hit a mine near Mariupol on June 30. Three sailors are already singing songs for fish together with Kobzon,” Andriushchenko wrote.
On June 30, Serhiy Bratchuk, spokesman for the Odesa Regional Military Administration, wrote on Telegram that a Russian amphibious assault ship of project 1176 Akula of the Black Sea Fleet D-106 blew up near Mariupol. “We are waiting for confirmation of a ‘gesture of goodwill’,” he said.