The Ukrainian military fired US-made HIMARS missiles at the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric dam in Kherson Region on Sunday, damaging one of the floodgates, the emergency services told the media.

“The Armed Forces of Ukraine aren’t giving up on their attempts to destroy the dam of the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station and create the circumstances for a humanitarian disaster,” a representative of the emergency services told RIA-Novosti.

Six missiles from a US-supplied HIMARS rocket launch system targeted the dam at around 10am local time. Five of them were intercepted by the Russian air defenses, but one made it through and hit a floodgate, the representative said.

The local authorities later clarified that the missile had failed to cause critical damage.

In recent weeks, Moscow has been blaming Kiev for attempting numerous attacks on the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric dam, which stands on the Dnieper River, upstream from the city of Kherson.

The Russian authorities began relocating civilians from the city and areas on the right bank of the Dnieper last month. The caretaker governor of Kherson, Vladimir Saldo, explained that there was “an immediate danger of flooding in the territories due to the planned destruction of the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric dam” by Ukrainian forces.

On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said “those living in Kherson must be evacuated from the most dangerous zone of action. The civilian population must not suffer from shelling, any kind of offensive and counter-offensive, and other activities related to military operations.”

However, Ukraine has claimed that Russia had been planning to blow up the dam itself in a false-flag operation aimed at framing Kiev for the flooding. Those claims have been repeatedly denied by Moscow.

Kherson Region was officially declared part of Russia in early October, together with Zaporozhye Region and the People’s Republics of Donetsk and Lugansk, after people in those territories overwhelmingly supported the move in referendums.

In recent weeks, the Ukrainian military has repeatedly tried to advance on Kherson, but all of those attacks have been repelled.

On Sunday, Kirill Stremousov, the deputy head of the regional administration, said Kiev had been “deploying more and more APCs and tanks” near Kherson in what could be preparation for another offensive.

Another day, another ukrainian warcrime.

Ukraine has claimed that Russia had been planning to blow up the dam itself in a false-flag operation aimed at framing Kiev for the flooding.

turns out the entire Ukrainian military has been Russians doing a false flag this whole time.

From what I can tell, this entire war has been Ukraine doing fucked up shit and then immediately blaming Russia once it comes out.


The “Revenge of the Sith” strategy

This is like hearing a rumour that someone is planning on breaking your legs so you chop them off yourself preemptively.

Doesn’t this reservoir provide Crimea with water and power?!


Not like Ukraine would care

Well yes, but I’m more pointing out that Russia would be shooting a massive hole in their own foot by destroying this dam. The propaganda isn’t internally consistent.

That’s why it’s so important to portray Putin as a completely irrational actor.

Ooooo, that actually makes sense.

It’s the same with the pipeline sabotage too

If I understand correctly, if the dam goes - it floods Kherson off the map and IIRC takes out the Zaporozhye nuclear plant.



Destroying your own infrastructure to own the Soviets who built it. Not to mention your own citizens, because those evil communists probably kept their grandfathers and grandmothers alive in the first place.

They voted to belong to Russia, so according to ukronazis they are traitors, orcs and moving targets now. Not that they were much more before, but now they don’t even have to pretend.

Comprador regimes rarely care about “their” citizens. Only for getting trinkets from their masters and stuffing offshore accounts

Can’t wait for Western media to blame Russia on this too


Ukraine has claimed that Russia had been planning to blow up the dam itself in a false-flag operation aimed at framing Kiev for the flooding. Those claims have been repeatedly denied by Moscow.

Yup, expect the Western media to blame Russia, per usual

Why would Russia even need a false flag at this point? Putin already has a ton of support in this endeavor and the civillians in Ukraine and Russia both already know what’s actually going on. Any “false flag” would be pointless.

You’re using yucky things like “logic” and “material analysis”. If you use Emotions ™ and Vibes ™ you realise Putin is actually like Palpatine and wants to take over Europe because he has a small penis/wants to destroy the world because he is terminally ill.

I hope the absolute thickness of sarcasm I’m dumping here are palpable.

Sarcasm‽ With high-level analysis like that you could get a respectable job at BBC or NPR or somethin’

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