The Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation intends to strengthen the grouping of its troops in the occupied Crimea. On it informs TASS, citing its own sources.
As the newspaper notes, in the occupied Crimea Russia plans to deploy anti-aircraft missile regiment, which is armed with the S-400 Triumph systems. "It will be deployed in the western part of the peninsula", said the publication.
According to the TASS, the movement of the second regiment, armed with the S-400, is scheduled for the second half of 2017.
"It is planned that the combat strength of two regiments will be enhanced by the inclusion of the third division in 2018", said the source.
Note that now in the occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea is located one regiment armed with anti-aircraft missile systems S-400 Triumph. It is deployed in Feodosia.
Earlier increasing activity of Russian aviation and movements of Russian military equipment, for three previous days were reported near the administrative border of Crimea.