Ukraine attacked Serpent Island in the Black Sea at night, as a result, Russia evacuated the remnants of the garrison and probably left the island. This was reported by the operational command "South" of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (APU) on Facebook.
“During the night, as a result of the successfully carried out next stage of the military operation with firing by our missile and artillery units on Zmeiny Island, the enemy hastily evacuated the remnants of the garrison by two speed boats and probably left the island. Now Serpentine is engulfed in fire, explosions are heard.
A day after the start of the war, a video appeared on the network from Snake Island, which was captured by the Russian military. Threatened with shelling, the Russian side demanded that the border guards who protect it surrender: “I am a Russian ship, I propose to lay down their arms,” a voice is heard from the loudspeaker. “Russian warship, go f*ck!”, they answer him. Ukraine has officially acknowledged that the servicemen from Zmeiny Island are alive and in captivity.