According to the spokesman for the military entity, Major General Igor Konashénkov, the ship belonged to project 1241 (Tarantul class, according to the classification of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization), equipped with anti-ship and anti-aircraft missiles.
Similarly, Russian aircraft shot down two Su-24 bombers and a Ukrainian Mi-24 helicopter on Snake Island, also near Odessa.
Yesterday, the Russian military spokesman indicated that in the same area he destroyed an enemy Su-24 bomber, a Su-27 fighter, three Mi-8 helicopters with troops on board and two drones.
In the early hours of this Sunday, planes from this country attacked 130 Ukrainian military targets, including three command posts and two artillery ammunition stores.
Meanwhile, the air defense intercepted a Bayraktar TB-2 drone in the Odessa area; and rocket forces shelled 56 checkpoints, 32 artillery fire positions, 415 areas of concentration of troops and military equipment, as well as two Ukrainian S-300 air defense systems.