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Moscow, Russia – Explosions rocked multiple cities across occupied Crimea and a community in Russia’s Krasnodar Krai overnight on June 12, according to reports from the Telegram channel Crimean Wind. The attacks were heard in Sevastopol, Yevpatoria, Saky, Krasnoperekopsk in Crimea, and Armyanskii in Russia.

The explosions, which occurred around 2:47 a.m. local time, raised concerns about potential damage to infrastructure. Unconfirmed reports from Crimean Wind suggested that an S-400 air defense system might have been affected by the attack. The extent of the damage is currently unknown.

Authorities in Sevastopol, such as Russian-installed proxy Governor Mikhail Razvozhayev, have reported injuries and damage resulting from the attacks. However, the Kyiv Independent has not been able to independently verify these claims.

The Ukrainian Armed Forces have not claimed responsibility for the attacks, nor have they issued any official statements regarding the incidents. Nevertheless, on June 10, Ukraine’s General Staff confirmed that the Armed Forces had targeted Russian S-400 and S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems in occupied Crimea earlier.

These attacks are part of a series of operations carried out by Ukraine against Russian targets in the region, including the Black Sea Fleet. The successful strikes have significantly disrupted Russian operations in Crimea and its vicinity.

In a related development, Russia has seized nearly $24 million worth of Ukrainian assets from occupied Crimea since 2022, according to statements from proxy leaders in the region. This seizure aligns with a broader strategy to confiscate property and assets belonging to individuals deemed supportive of Kyiv.

The situation in Crimea and its surrounding areas remains tense as both sides continue to engage in military operations and strategic maneuvers. The recent attacks underscore the ongoing conflict and the challenges faced by residents and authorities in the region.