The Kremlin has no information about the killing of Admiral Viktor Sokolov, commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, claimed by the Ukrainians. This was said by spokesman Dmitry Peskov quoted by Tass. Shortly after, Russia's state-run RIA Novosti news agency released a video of a meeting of senior officers held today that also featured Admiral Viktor Sokolov, the commander of the Black Sea Fleet whom the Ukrainians said they had killed in a missile attack on Friday in Sevastopol. Sokolov is shown listening to a speech by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu via video link.
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