Russia plans to bring air defense on alert because of military exercises in Ukraine

Russia does not consider as a threat to the future Ukrainian missile exercises near the Russian-annexed Crimea, but give its anti-aircraft defenses on high alert.

This was stated by the head of the defense Committee of the Federation Council Viktor Ozerov, write “RIA Novosti”.

Russia is not considering the fire threat, as is “strong enough militarily power to stand up for themselves”.

The lake also threatens Ukraine with serious consequences in case of “violation of boundaries,” referring to the occupied Peninsula.

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In the occupied Crimea have responded to the Ukrainian military exercises near the Peninsula

We will remind, Ukraine this year will conduct live firing on the range “Yagorlyk” in the Kherson region of anti-aircraft missile systems “Buk-M1”. This was announced by the representative of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine Dmitry Gutsulyak.

“To ensure the coordination of antiaircraft missile units planned to hold about 50 tactical exercises with command posts of brigades, regiments and major units,” he said.

Also scheduled 25 tactical exercises with anti-aircraft missile batteries SAM “Buk-M1” in landfills, but also 35 special tactical exercises with units of the security.

The Ukrainian military has carried out missile exercises near the occupied Crimea. In the Kherson region, near the occupied Crimea, units of air defense operational-tactical group “Yug” together with the combat support units conducted tactical exercises.