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Zelenskyy announces new maritime strategy for Ukraine

Zelenskyy announces new maritime strategy for Ukraine Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy (photo:

Ukraine is currently working on a new strategy for the state at sea - the Ukrainian Maritime Strategy, states Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

"This strategy will soon be approved by the National Security and Defense Council - we are now finalizing its points. We clearly understand that the war has changed the balance of power in our entire Black Sea region, and the Russian fleet will never again dominate this area," the president emphasized.

Zelenskyy noted that when developing the strategy, they consolidate our interests, take into account Ukraine's new technological capabilities and our new relations with partners.

"Ukraine will always be a state that is able to protect its own interests at sea, transport arteries and the interests of our allies and partners. I am grateful to all our people who ensure this. The Ukrainian Navy, all the defense and security structures involved, and the defense industry - public and private companies - are working for the sake of Ukrainian strength."

Russians are losing their fleet

Earlier we wrote that Russia is losing its naval center in Crimea. At the same time, Ukrainian Navy spokesperson Dmytro Pletenchuk said that a third of the Russian Black Sea Fleet has already been put out of commission.

At the same time, shortly before that, British intelligence reported that after a series of significant losses of Russian ships in the Black Sea, new Black Sea Fleet Commander and Navy Chief had been appointed.