The Russian military said it was ‘conducting an examination of the Canadian-made navigation modules’ found in the downed drone.
Drones are used Attack on Russian ships in the Black Sea in Crimea are equipped with Canadian-made parts used in the navigation system, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.
It said 16 Ukrainian drones attacked the fleet over the Black Sea in Annex Crimean peninsula early Saturday morning. Russia said its navy “repelled” the attack in the Gulf of Sevastopol.
The Russian military has “conducted an examination of the Canadian-made navigation modules” found in the downed drones.
“According to the results of information collection from the navigation receiver’s memory, there are grounds to believe that the launch of the maritime drone was carried out from the coast near the city of Odesa,” the ministry said in a statement. Dad on Sunday.
The drones are said to have moved along the safe area of the “grain corridor”, before changing direction to reach the Russian naval base in the largest city on the Crimean Peninsula, Sevastopol.
The Ministry of Defense said one of the drones may have been launched “from aboard one of the civilian ships chartered by Kyiv or Western captains to export agricultural products from its ports.” Ukraine”.
Russia has accused Kyiv of planning the Sevastopol attack with the help of UK military “experts”. The UK denies the allegations.
Since then, Russia has carried out large-scale airstrikes and drone strikes across Ukraine, damaging more than a third of the country’s electrical infrastructure.