Pentagon backs Ukraine’s claim it hit Russian warship with two missiles
Ukrainian forces hit the Russian warship Moskva with two Neptune missiles, causing it to catch fire and sink in the Black Sea, the Pentagon told The Hill Friday.
“We can confirm the Russian ship Moskva was struck by two Ukrainian Neptune missiles,” a senior defense official said.
The U.S. assertion backs up the account of Ukrainian forces, who on Thursday claimed to have struck the Moskva with the anti-ship cruise missiles, seriously damaging what’s known as the flagship of Russia’s Black Sea fleet.
Russia only acknowledged that the entire crew of the vessel...