Ukraine has returned the Boyko towers in the Black Sea under its control, the country’s Main Intelligence Directorate reports.
“A unique operation to establish control over the Boyko towers was carried out by the forces of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, in particular, the drilling platforms Petr Godovalets and Ukraina, as well as the Tavrida and Sivash jack-up rigs, were returned under control,” the statement reads. message from the power steering.
The editors of the Present Time cannot quickly verify the data from the messages of Ukrainian officials in wartime conditions.
The Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine claims that during the operation, the special forces managed to capture trophies: a stock of helicopter ammunition such as NAR (unguided aircraft missiles), as well as the Neva radar, which can track the movement of ships in the Black Sea.
Military expert and head of military security programs at the Strategy XXI Century center for global studies, Pavel Lakiychuk, on the air of Present Time, called the Chornomorneftegaz towers the “eyes and ears” of the Russian fleet in this part of the sea. “The strikes of the Ukrainian armed forces on the Zmeiny Island, as well as the strikes on the Boyko towers, are an attempt to cut off, close these eyes and ears to the Russian Black Sea Fleet. Without eyes and ears, the enemy is not so dangerous,” the expert noted.