War: Ukraine’s Snake Island soldiers were not eliminated by Russian forces

The Ukrainian protectors of Snake Island are actually “alive and well,” according to the Ukrainian Navy, CNN reports.

The soldiers were all feared dead after their bold action to threats from a Russian warship.

The soldiers, who were defending the small island in the Black Sea, were reported eliminated in an attack on the first day of Russia’s intrusion of Ukraine last Thursday.

An approaching Russian vessel had cautioned the soldiers to set their arms and surrender or face battle however one of the bold defendees might be heard in a supposed audio exchange, stating, “Russian warship, go f *** yourself.”

And Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky later on revealed that 13 soldiers on Snake Island all died “heroically” by Russian barrage.

The navy said that the soldiers on the island drove away 2 attacks by Russian forces however in the end were forced to give up “due to the lack of ammo.”

The navy declaration said that Russian attackers have, however, damaged the island’s infrastructure, including towers, lighthouses and antennas totally.

Russian state media also revealed the arrival of the Ukrainian soldiers in Sevastopol, Crimea, where they are being held.