Ukraine begins missile drills near Crimea
Dec 1, Kiev: Ukraine on Thursday begun missile launch drills near the border with Crimea, according to reports.
The Ukrainian military has announced that the missiles will come as close as 30 kilometers to Crimean airspace.“The launches have already begun, so everything is going according to plan,” Vladimir Kryzhanovsky, the head of the southern branch of the Ukrainian military’s press-service said on Thursday, as cited by TASS news agency.
Meanwhile, according to Russian media, Russian ships from the Black Sea Fleet have taken up positions to the west of the Crimean Peninsula to provide air defense over Russian territory.
The Oslo Times/Agencies