MP from the Narodnyi Front political party Anton Gerashchenko called Ukrainian Armed Forces training missile firing - signal to Russia. He said this in the air of "112 Ukraine" TV channel.
"The fact that Ukraine for the first time in many years, has held missile firing revealed that we still has air defense able to withstand the blows of the Russian aircraft, this is a signal to Russia that Ukraine is strengthening its military potential. That's right, and I support it," - said the People's Deputy.
Recall that on December 2nd, Ukrainian Armed Forces held the second stage of training firings. The exercises were held in Kherson region.
On December 1 launches of 16 Ukrainian missile took place, all of them have reached the places of destination.
Russia before the shooting threatened to shoot down Ukrainian missiles. The Defense Ministry of Ukraine noted that the air shooting takes place solely within the airspace of Ukraine, over the high seas and strictly with the rules of international law.