15:21 Nov. 30, 2016
Ground-base and waterborne units are alerted in the occupied Crimea on the eve of Ukraine's drills
The air defence units in Russian-occupied Crimea has been ordered to switch to high-security regime amid Ukraine's preparation for upcoming missile exercises, the Russian state-run TASS media report.
According to their sources, the Russian officials consider Ukraine's drill a specific PR act aimed to create a nervous environment. Although, the military command claim they possess a real potential threat.
The ground-based and waterborne air defence units are switched to heavy security regime, the military sources told Russian media.
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As reported previously, on December 1-2, Ukraine plans to hold the missile firing exercises, a move that angered Russia and triggered deployment of anti-missile defence in the occupied Crimea.