Podolyak on explosions in Crimea: There cannot be any 'beaches' and 'tourist zones' on peninsula

Podolyak on explosions in Crimea: There cannot be any 'beaches' and 'tourist zones' on peninsula

There cannot be any "beaches," "tourist zones" and other fictitious signs of "peaceful life" in Crimea, temporarily occupied by the Russians.

Mykhailo Podolyak, an adviser to the head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, said this in a post on Telegram, commenting on recent explosions in Sevastopol, Ukrinform reports.

Podolyak noted that "Crimea is definitely a foreign territory occupied by Russia, where there are hostilities and a full-scale war." "The very war that Russia unleashed for genocidal and invasive purposes only."

"Crimea is also a large military camp and warehouse, with hundreds of direct military targets, which the Russians are cynically trying to hide and cover up with their own civilians. Which in turn are considered to be... civilian occupiers," Podolyak said.

Late on Sunday, June 23, explosions rocked Russian-occupied Crimea.

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The Russian military claimed that a U.S.-made ATACMS missile with a cluster warhead was fired at Sevastopol. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, as a result of the impact of air defense, the missile went off course and its fragments fell on the beach, killing four people, including two children, and injuring more than 150.

Ukrainian Navy spokesperson Dmytro Pletenchuk, commenting on the explosions in Sevastopol, said that Ukraine does not inflict fire damage on civilian objects, and that the Russians neglect the safety of the civilian population.

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