Media: Russia will put Crimean air defense systems on high combat alert
The Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security, Viktor Ozerov, stated that Russia will put the air defense systems of the Crimea on high combat alert during the Ukrainian missile firing exercises, RIA Novosti reported. “All our intelligence and air defense systems will be put on high combat alert in order to avoid any missiles accidentally hitting our territory,” Ozerov said.
According to him, Russia does not consider these firing exercises as a threat because the country is strong enough to protect itself. A spokesman of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, Colonel Dmitry Gutsulyak, previously reported that Ukrainian servicemen …read more