Moskva wreckage declared as Ukrainian underwater cultural heritage

Publication titleJerusalem Post, The: Web Edition Articles (Israel)
The Atlant-class guided-missile cruiser was one of the two ships that seized Snake Island on February 25, in the now-famous incident in which Ukrainian border guards told Russian naval forces, "Russian warship, f**k you...!" when told to surrender

Russian media has consistently insisted that a fire on the Moskva caused the ammunition aboard to explode. However, the Ukrainian military took responsibility, explaining that their forces at Odesa hit the Moskva with two Neptune anti-ship missiles.

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The Moscow Times reported one crew member dead and 27 missing after the flagship's demise.

Per the BBC, after the Moskva found its end it became item...

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