Top Russian admiral slams Zelensky’s plans to build two Ukrainian Black Sea Naval bases as ‘no threat’: ‘even NATO won’t use them’

The former commander

The former commander of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet has accused Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky of “politicking” and showboating after Kiev announced it will build two naval bases on the strategically vital body of water.

Speaking to Moscow-based news agency NSN on Tuesday, Admiral Igor Kasatonov explained that the Ukrainian bases would be left unused, even by NATO, and therefore pose no threat to Russia.

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