Fears of nuclear weapons on board the sinking Russian ship "Moskva"

There are fears that there may be nuclear weapons on board the Russian ship Moskva, which sank in the Black Sea.

According to Taker News, the concerns come because the cruiser "Moskva" was carrying P-1000 "Vulcan" anti-ship missiles, which can carry a nuclear warhead.

The sinking of the cruiser "Moskva" prompted Russia to launch a retaliatory attack against an arms factory in Ukraine.

The Defense Ministry said it targeted the "Visar" factory on the outskirts of Kyiv, which it says makes Neptune anti-ship missiles.

It comes as the UK has also announced plans to send Harpoon anti-ship missiles to Kyiv.

Moskva - the 40-year-old symbol of Russia's military power - was left a burning wreck after being hit by two direct missiles.

The cruiser sank while towing to the Crimea for repair.

Ukraine claims that the Moskva commander was killed in a missile attack.

"He died during an explosion and fire on board the former flagship of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation," Interior Ministry adviser Anton Gerashchenko said in Kyiv.

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