The Ministry Of Defence
Russia began large-scale military exercises in the occupied Crimea. This reports the press service of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation.
Command post exercise of the Russian airborne troops with combat shooting held at the Opuk training ground.
“The participation of units of the Novorossiysk airborne assault division (mountain), Kamyshinsky and Ulan-Ude separate air assault brigade, part of forces and means of the black sea fleet and the 4th army air force and air defense of the southern military district. For the first time in the history of the Armed forces of Russia in the framework of the teachings of the three airborne compounds were simultaneously alarmed and partially transferred to the Crimea with the standard weapons and equipment”, – stated in the message .
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These exercises on the ground Opuk involved more than 2,5 thousand Marines, involved about 600 units of military equipment.
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Recall that in mid-January 2017 Russia deployed in the occupied Crimea air defense systems s-400.
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