On Saturday, Russia released a video showing who it says are members of of Team of Moscow, her doomed warship sunken in The Black Sea during the Ukrainian rocket attack.
You can see about 120 sailors and officers. in silent shots stand at attention in parade uniform. 26-second the clip was posted to the Russian ministry of Ministry of Defense Facebook page.
“Commander-in-Main of Fleet Admiral Nikolai Evmenov and command of The Black Sea Fleet held a meeting with Team of missile cruiser “Moskva” in Sevastopol, ”the caption to the video says.
“Traditions of the guards missile cruiser Moskva will be carefully preserved and continued, as has always been customary in Navy,” he continued.
The Slava-class cruiser, 600 feet long, carried a crew. of almost 500 – all of who were evacuated before the ship sank on Thursday, the Kremlin insists.
But Russian military released no photos of rescue operation.
Dozens of people collected Saturday in Sevastopol, headquarters of The Black Sea Fleet of Russia will mourn the loss of “Moscow” and will pay tribute “ship and sailors” with flower laying ceremony.