Scars of the Battle of Snake Island captured when Ukraine hit Russia’s position
Story: An image released by Maxar Technologies, a U.S.-based private company, also shows recent damage to an island building that was famous for the nasty rebellion of Ukrainian defenders in the early days of the invasion. Recently, combat around Snake Island has resumed. According to some defense officials, the day could be a battle to control the western coast of the Black Sea, as Russian troops struggle to advance north and east of Ukraine. Maxar also released an image of the Azovstal ironworks showing a cloud of black smoke Russia has called its actions in Ukraine a “special operation”, disarming Ukraine and protecting it from fascists. Ukraine and the West have stated that the fascist claims are groundless and that war is a provocative aggression.