In occupied Crimea, Russia conducted military exercises with the participation of the Air Defense Forces of the Black Sea Fleet. This was reported by the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry.
According to the training plan, the Black Sea Fleet control center received intelligence that a group of outlined enemy planes had flown in the direction of Crimea.
Air defense means on the Black Sea Fleet ships that were on duty were brought into combat readiness and hit the air targets of the indicated enemy with anti-aircraft missile weapons.
As we reported earlier, the Russian Federation believes that the creation of Ukrainian naval bases to protect the Black Sea region could actually affect its stability.
"Of course, taking into account all current circumstances, it could result in quite negative consequences for the atmosphere of stability in the Black Sea region, on the whole. Such danger potentially exists", Dmitry Peskov, the press secretary of the Russian president, stated.