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Russia deploys Admiral Essen in Black Sea rotation

Currently, Russia can attack Ukraine with a volley of eight calibers
Currently, Russia can attack Ukraine with a volley of eight calibers

Russia has swapped out a small missile ship for the frigate Admiral Essen in the Black Sea, Ukrainian Southern Defense Forces reported on Telegram on Jan. 20.

The missile threat remains high, with Russia currently fielding the capacity to launch eight Kalibr cruise missiles at Ukraine.

Eleven Russian ships have been deployed for combat duty in the Black Sea, including a Kalibr cruise missile carrier, which is capable of carrying a total of eight missiles.

There is also one Russian ship stationed in the Azov Sea and three more in the Mediterranean, including two Kalibr carriers.

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