: Russia stocks up nuclear weapons in Crimea

19:14 May. 30, 2016

Russia stocks up nuclear weapons in Crimea

Black Sea Fleet ships take part in the dress rehearsal of the Victory Day parade marking the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 (Getty Images)

Ukrainian Military Intelligence reports Kremlin deployed surface combatants the occupied peninsula

The Russian Federation is trumping up its nuclear supplies on the annexed Crimean Peninsula. This is according to the spokesperson for the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence Intelligence Unit - Vadym Skibitski

"At the moment on the territory of occupied Crimea there are delivery systems of nuclear weapons, nuclear tactical weapons, and aviation – surface vessels which are able to carry and use nuclear hardware", Skibitski explained.

Read also Ukraine warns UN about danger of potential Russian nuclear militarization of Crimea

The spokesman added that during military drills the Russian Armed Forces constantly polish up their skills on nuclear arms deployment.

"But these all take place during military exercises. This kind of drills was held in April", the representative of the Ukrainian Defence Ministry Intelligence stated.

Read also Poroshenko: Russia deploys elements of nuclear potential in Crimea

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