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externalRussian media: Russia appoints new commander for its Black Sea fleet

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August 17, 2022 6:56 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

Russian state RIA news agency, citing its sources, said that Russia's Black Sea fleet based in occupied Crimea has named Viktor Sokolov as a new commander. The appointment follows mysterious strikes on Russian military facilities in Crimea during the past week.

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