In the shadowed waters of the Black Sea, a new chapter in the gritty saga between Ukraine and Russia has erupted, setting the stage for a high-stakes drama off the coast of the Crimean peninsula.

The latest scene: Ukraine claims to have sent a Russian warship, the “Ivanovets,” to a watery grave, a stark reminder of the relentless tension simmering in this volatile corner of Eastern Europe.

A Midnight Strike in Murky Waters

Ukraine’s military intelligence paints a vivid picture of the strike—a nocturnal ambush that left the Russian vessel reeling from multiple hits, ultimately surrendering to the depths of Lake Donuzlav.

The footage, a dramatic portrayal of naval drones in their lethal ballet, shows them homing in on their target, unleashing chaos, and dragging the ship beneath the waves.