Russia will bring its air defenses on high alert because of the upcoming Ukrainian missile exercises near the Russian-annexed Crimea, said the head of the defense Committee of the Federation Council Viktor Ozerov, reports RIA Novosti.
He noted that Russia is not considering the fire threat, as is “strong enough militarily power to stand up for themselves”.
The lake is also threatened Ukraine with serious consequences in case of “violation of boundaries”.
“Ukraine, of course, understands that a violation of any of Russia’s borders is fraught with very serious consequences for them,” said he.
Recall, February 10, the speaker of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine Dmitry Gutsulyak said that Ukraine will hold in the Kherson region of exercises, which will work fire fighting unit, armed with SAM “Buk-M1”.
In the state Duma of the Russian Federation stated that the plans of Kiev to conduct firing anti-aircraft missile systems Buk-M1 in the Kherson region “violate the Minsk agreement” and the Crimean “authorities” called on Ukraine to stop “playing war games” at the borders of the Peninsula.