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The city, formerly the home of the Soviet Black Sea Fleet is now home to a Ukrainian naval base and facilities leased by the Russian Navy and used as the headquarters of both the Ukrainian Naval Forces and Russia´s Black Sea Fleet. Sevastopol is one of the most famous naval citadels in Europe. It was founded in 1783 by Rear Admiral Makenzie and in 1784 Catherine the Great ordered Grigoriy Potemkin to build a fortress on the territory and call it Sevastopol. One of the most notable events involving the city is the Siege of Sevastopol carried out by the British, French, Sardinian and Turkish troops during the Crimean War. Despite its efforts, the Russian army had to leave its stronghold and evacuate over a pontoon bridge to the north shore of the inlet. The Russians had to sink their entire fleet to prevent it from falling into the hands of the enemy and at the same time to block the entrance of the Western ships into the inlet. When the enemy troops entered Sevastopol, they were faced with the ruins of a formerly glorious city.

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