Ukraine says it destroyed Russian space communication center in Crimea

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The Ukrainian defense ministry said on Friday the Ukrainian military destroyed the Russian space communication center in Moscow-occupied Crimea in an attack this week.

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In a statement on Telegram, the ministry described the target as a valuable military component in satellite communication and navigation system for Russian troops.

Reuters could not independently verify the statement. On Monday, local social media chats reported explosions near the village of Vitino on the Crimean Peninsula where the center is located.

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